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Learn more about how this ratio is used to determine a stock's value based on its earnings growth.
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Compound interest is often called one of the most powerful concepts in finance. Find out what it is and how it can work for you.
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The wealth effect is a psychological phenomenon that causes people to spend more as the value of their assets rises. The premise is that when consumers' homes or investment portfolios increase in value, they feel more financially secure, so they increase their spending.
The discount rate is the interest rate you need to earn on a given amount of money today to end up with a given amount of money in the future. Let's say you need $1,000 one year from now to go on vacation. We can use the discount rate to determine how much money you would need to have today to have $1,000 in one year.
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