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Definition of Continuous compounding

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Continuous compounding

The process of accumulating the time value of money forward in time on a
continuous, or instantaneous, basis. Interest is earned continuously, and at each instant, the interest that
accrues immediately begins earning interest on itself.


Continuous Compounding

The process of continuously adding interest to a principal plus
interest amount and calculating the resulting compound amount



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Compounding

The process of accumulating the time value of money forward in time. For example, interest
earned in one period earns additional interest during each subsequent time period.


compounding

When an asset generates earnings that are then reinvested and generate their own earnings.


Compounding frequency

The number of compounding periods in a year. For example, quarterly
compounding has a compounding frequency of 4.


Compounding period

The length of the time period (for example, a quarter in the case of quarterly
compounding) that elapses before interest compounds.



compounding period

the time between each interest computation


continuous budgeting

a process in which there is a rolling
twelve-month budget; a new budget month (twelve months
into the future) is added as each current month expires


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Continuous Discounting

The process of calculating the present value of a stream of future
cash flows by discounting over a continuous period of time


continuous improvement

an ongoing process of enhancing employee task performance, level of product quality, and level of company service through eliminating nonvalue-added activities to reduce lead time, making products
(performing services) with zero defects, reducing
product costs on an ongoing basis, and simplifying products
and processes


continuous loss

any reduction in units that occurs uniformly
throughout a production process


Continuous random variable

A random value that can take any fractional value within specified ranges, as
contrasted with a discrete variable.


Discrete compounding

compounding the time value of money for discrete time intervals.


Discrete Compounding

The process of adding interest to a principal plus interest amount
and calculating the resulting compound amount at specific
intervals, such as monthly or annually



 

 

 

 

 

 

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