On this page is a compound annual growth rate calculator, also known as CAGR. It takes either a final dollar amount or a total percentage return as input, along with a time frame and starting amount, and will automatically calculate the average return per year (or period) as a geometric mean. The Compound Annual Growth […]
Every once and a while I like to check in on the market’s inflation predictions. This is for my own personal curiosity, and possibly to entertain you, dear reader. You’ll be interested to know that inflation expectations have tempered somewhat over the last few weeks; it all goes to show that throughout all of the howling on raising debt ceilings and mudslinging in politics, the market still believes in the general stability of the United States dollar. My method is the classic “subtract real treasury yields from the yield curve rates”. All information is available at the U.S. Treasury’s web site.