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### Internal Rate of Return Formula for Excel

The internal rate of return, or IRR, is a popular metric businesses use to measure a projectâ€™s return on investment.
2. Investing

### Internal Rate of Return: An Inside Look

Use this method to choose which project or investment is right for you.
3. Investing

### Return on Investment (ROI) Vs. Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

Read about the similarities and differences between an investment's internal rate of return (IRR) and its return on investment (ROI).

### Calculating the Internal Rate of Return Using Excel

The internal rate of return on investments is explained and illustrated in different investment scenarios.

### Capital Budgeting: Which is Better, IRR or NPV?

Using internal rate of return and net present value for capital budgeting evaluations often end in the same result. But there are times when using NPV to discount cash flows makes more sense.
6. Investing

### An Introduction To Capital Budgeting

We look at three widely used valuation methods and figure out how companies justify spending.
7. Investing

### Private Equity on Steroids: How Debt Fuels Outsized Returns

Hot Air: Many private equity firms use a legal technique that can boost returns by 25% or more, Bloomberg says

### Modified Internal Rate of Return (MIRR)

Modified internal rate of return (MIRR) is a variant of the more traditional internal rate of return calculation.

### Return On Assets (ROA)

Return on assets is one of the basic metrics used to evaluate a company's stock. Find out what it can tell you about a stock and learn how to calculate it here.
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