How a book on the EU and the relating of Homer’s “The Odyssey” made it’s way to this blog, relative to money-weighting

On the first day of this long July 4th weekend, I’m reading a book that is quite timely, which just came in: “Towards an Imperfect Union,” by Dalibor Rohac. It’s excellent, simply excellent, and I’m learning a great deal. The author...
Fast Calculation of Internal Rate of Return (in Multiple Choice Situations…), Part II

Fast Calculation of Internal Rate of Return (in Multiple Choice Situations…), Part II

In my last post, I covered a “fast” way to solve multiple choice internal rate of return exercises.  In today’s post, I look at a second quick method.Recall the details from the last post:Account market value on 3/31 is $56.3 millionAccount...
Fast Calculation of Internal Rate of Return (in Multiple Choice Situations…), Part I

Fast Calculation of Internal Rate of Return (in Multiple Choice Situations…), Part I

I have covered the steps to calculating internal rate of return in a few different posts on the blog, including here, here and here.  I have also covered the steps to use the cash flow worksheets of the TI BA II Plus and the HP 12 C.  You may have read the...

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