Compounding Periods

Some articles on periods, compounding, compounding periods:

Nominal Interest Rate - Nominal Versus Effective Interest Rate
... the periodic interest rate times the number of periods per year ... For example, a nominal annual interest rate of 12% based on monthly compounding means a 1% interest rate per month (compounded) ... A nominal interest rate for compounding periods less than a year is always lower than the equivalent rate with annual compounding (this immediately follows from elementary algebraic manipulations of the formula for ...

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