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Homework Help: Financial math problems

  1. Aug 11, 2010 #1
    calculating returns:
    suppose you bought a 7 percent coupon bond one year ago for $893. the bond sells for $918 today.
    a. assuming a $1000 face value, what was your total dollar return on this investment over the past year.
    b.what was your total nominal rate of return on this investment over the past yr.
    c.if inflation rate last year was 4 percent, what was your total real rate of return on this investment?

    can someone help solve this problem
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 12, 2010 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    Being that you are new to this forum, you might not have had a chance to look at the Rules.

    In the section on homework help, it says that you must make an effort at solving the problem you post before anyone can give you any help. You should also include relevant formulas.
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