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Forum: Financial Mathematics 08-15-2018, 04:49 PM
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General forward rate question

Is a 2 year forward rate the rate from t=2 to t=3?

What is the easiest way to remember this? Thanks for the help.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-31-2018, 09:13 AM
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Haha..thank you Breadmaker, silly me

Haha..thank you Breadmaker, silly me
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-31-2018, 12:47 AM
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Views: 645
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Common Stock Problem

Common stock X pays a dividend of 50 at the end of the first year, with each subsequent annual dividend being 5% greater than the preceding one. John purchases the stock at a theoretical price to...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-01-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
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I see, so you can only use DA when in the form n,...

I see, so you can only use DA when in the form n, n-1, ...1. Thanks!
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-01-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By actsci123451
Thanks for the reply. So you can only use the DA...

Thanks for the reply. So you can only use the DA formula when the payments decrease by a constant amount?
But aren't the payments here decreasing by a constant amount, X, each year? Im still not...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 07-01-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
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Decreasing annuity problem

Francois purchases a 10-year annuity-immediate with annual payments of 10X.

Jacques purchases a 10-year decreasing annuity-immediate which also makes annual payments. The payment at the end of...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-25-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By actsci123451
Question on Interest

On January 1, an investment fund was opened with an initial balance of 5000. Just after the balance grew to 5200 on July 1, an additional 2600 was deposited.The annual effective yield rate for this...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 06-01-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By actsci123451
Thanks for this, Academic Actuary. I have...

Thanks for this, Academic Actuary. I have something else I was hoping I could get clarified as well.

I am having trouble understanding the idea that the PV of a perpetuity immediate following any...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-31-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By actsci123451
PV perpetuity question

At an annual effective interest rate of i, i > 0%, the present value of a perpetuity paying 10 at the end of each 3-year period, with the first payment at the end of year 6, is 32.

At the same...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 05-25-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,780
Posted By actsci123451
if the account pays simple interest at an "annual...

if the account pays simple interest at an "annual rate of i," I know that the interest is constant every year, but is it constant every half year as well?
Forum: Financial Mathematics 02-15-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
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Duration of a growing perpetuity

Hello, can someone help me with this problem?

Determine the modified duration of a growing perpetuity. The perpetuity will make annual payments, with the first payment being $1 one year from now,...
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