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Understanding company statements and capital structure

Investment vehicles, insurance, and retirement

:Investment vehicles, insurance, and retirement

:Investment vehicles, insurance, and retirement

:Investment vehicles, insurance, and retirement

:Investment vehicles, insurance, and retirement

:Investment vehicles, insurance, and retirement

Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

:Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

:Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

:Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

:Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

:Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

:Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

:Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

Annual percentage rate (APR) and effective APR

Interest is the basis of modern capital markets. Depending on whether you are lending or borrowing, it can be viewed as a return on an asset (lending) or the cost of capital (borrowing). This tutorial gives an introduction to this fundamental concept, including what it means to compound. It also gives a rule of thumb that might make it easy to do some rough interest calculations in your head.