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  1. Rates are sometimes converted into the continuous compound interest rate equivalent because the continuous equivalent is more convenient (for example, more easily differentiated)

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  2. based on the premise that an investor prefers to receive a payment of a fixed amount of money today, rather than an equal amount in the future, all else being equal

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  3. In particular, if one received the payment today, one can then earn interest on the money until that specified future date

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  4. All of the standard calculations are based on the most basic formula, the present value of a future sum, "discounted" to the present

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  5. For example, a sum of FV to be received in one year is discounted (at the appropriate rate of r) to give a sum of PV at present

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