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What is Rate of Return? Comments

  • By Jocelyn Black Hodes, DailyWorth's Resident Financial Advisor
  • June 21, 2013

Rate of return is the gain or loss on an investment over a specified period, expressed as a percentage over or under the initial investment cost. Investments are commonly judged based on their historical rates of return, even though the financial industry preaches that past performance should not be an indication of future results.

 

 

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