compound interest

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n compound interest interest calculated on both the principal and the accrued interest
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Compound interest interest, not only on the original principal, but also on unpaid interest from the time it fell due.
    • Compound interest See Interest.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Compound interest the charge made where—the interest not being paid when due—it is added to the principal, forming the amount upon which the subsequent year's interest is computed
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr., from L. componĕrecom, together, ponĕre, to place.

Usage

In literature:

At compound interest three pots will clear you, I should say; or, if it don't run to that, say two.
"For Fortune and Glory" by Lewis Hough
The last teacher said if he'd come back twenty years from now he'd still find me working compound interest.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
Health can be accumulated, invested, and made to yield its compound interest, and thus be doubled and redoubled.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
If any interest is right, compound interest is right.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
So did Quashy, with compound interest.
"The Rover of the Andes" by R.M. Ballantyne
It is due to the assembled company to add that it returned the gaze with compound interest.
"Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished" by R.M. Ballantyne
Injustice pays itself with frightful compound interest.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
He tried it by decimals and by compound interest.
"The Book of Dragons" by Edith Nesbit
I often wonder if they realize that the prejudice is returned with compound interest.
"Letters of a Dakota Divorcee" by Jane Burr
I paid every cent, with interest compounded to the date of settlement.
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
So, coming back to Amsterdam, I found that Mr. Vandepeereboom's Prediction was fulfilled with a Vengeance, and with Compound Interest.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 3 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
I had no idea that milk was such an interesting compound.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
I had barely reached Compound Interest, while Kate had finished her Practical Arithmetic the previous winter.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
Twenty thousand at compound interest for seven years, he thought, as he made the first turn.
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
Mr. Flanders bestowing the most fervent embraces upon my mother, which she returned with compound interest.
"City Crimes" by Greenhorn
If I remember the number he will be getting compound interest!
"The Smart Set" by Clyde Fitch
We shall bomb Germany with compound interest.
"Aircraft and Submarines" by Willis J. Abbot
Another, whom the low cunning of the Criminal Bar enabled to avoid the immediate test, paid the full price, with compound interest, later on.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. CL, April 26, 1916" by Various
And every time Dan hears poor Morty cough, the devil collects his compound interest.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
Alas, for compound interest!
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
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In poetry:

"The common sin of babyhood - objecting to be drest -
If you leave it to accumulate at compound interest,
For anything you know, may represent, if you're alive,
A burglary or murder at the age of thirty-five.
"Mister William" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

That is, the income from interest, dividends and capital gains can compound each year without taxes nipping away at it.
Kids & Money: Grow Money Fast with Compound Interest .
Back to The HooK front page REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Compound interest : History and commerce meet in Louisa.
One hundred and eighty four million dollars is a lot of money, the sort of figure that, if you put it in a savings account at, say 4 percent interest, would yield about $7.2 million a year without compounding.
Watch this short cartoon that makes understanding credit cards, credit scores, and compound interest entertaining.
New Combination of Bars, Shops Compounds Interest.
Over at LifeTuner, we were pretty proud of our infographic that depicted the power of compounding interest, but we may have just been outdone.
If you divide the interest rate (compounded annually) into 72, you'll know.
With compound interest, the return that you receive on your initial investment is automatically reinvested—you receive interest on the interest.
Compound interest is critical to investment growth.
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In science:

However the present calculation is more interesting for electron-doped compounds, such as Sm1−xCaxMnO3 with x > 0.84, because the region of record negative magnetoresistance fall within the range of doping studied in this work.
Phase diagram as a function of temperature and magnetic field for magnetic semiconductors
In compound systems, one may be interested to cool the system to obtain local purity by use of local operations and classical communication [Oppenheim et al.
Compressing compound states
It would be interesting to compare our results for the dynamical structure factor to inelastic Neutron scattering experiments on Cs2CoCl4 or similar compounds.
Dynamical structure factor of the anisotropic Heisenberg chain in a transverse field
Then, usually, the determination of the daily average interest rates is compounded by a finite set of individual contracts finalized at certain times.
A Theory for the Term Structure of Interest Rates
An interesting twist of the Hirsch index is given, in terms of an index for topics and compounds.
An extension of the Hirsch Index: Indexing scientific topics and compounds
In this paper I give an interesting twist on the h index and apply it further to the case of interesting topics and compounds.
An extension of the Hirsch Index: Indexing scientific topics and compounds
It could be argued that using m is not a good estimate of how much interest has gone into a given compound, due to the fact that the starting year I chose is probably the year of synthesis or structure determination.
An extension of the Hirsch Index: Indexing scientific topics and compounds
An interesting case could be MgB2 , after the discovery of superconductivity, the work into this compound exploded, but the time between the first paper in 1954, gives a 40 year difference, this naturally affects its m number a great deal.
An extension of the Hirsch Index: Indexing scientific topics and compounds
This represents a compound which is likely to be of interest to the researchers in that particular field of research, where the field is a smaller community. ii) 0.5 ≤ m ≤ 2, i.e a maximum h-b of 40 after 20 years.
An extension of the Hirsch Index: Indexing scientific topics and compounds
Let the riskless continuously compounded interest rate r be 0.05.
Translation Invariance of Investment
The Mn DOS for semi-Heusler compounds shows an interesting property that different compositions give similar features if the total number of the sp -electrons coming from different atoms is the same.
Role of the conduction electrons in mediating exchange interactions in Heusler alloys
It is then not surprising the interest for any compound, where the shape is not rod-like or disk-like.
A survey of liquid crystalline oxadiazoles
The optical microscope investigations show very interesting behaviour of the smectic and the nematic phase of some of these oxadiazole compounds .
A survey of liquid crystalline oxadiazoles
We studied the dividend optimization problem of an insurance corporation, of which the surplus is modeled by a compound Poisson model with credit and debit interest.
Optimal dividend control for a generalized risk model with investment incomes and debit interest
Estimates for the absolute ruin probability in the compound Poisson risk model with credit and debit interest.
Optimal dividend control for a generalized risk model with investment incomes and debit interest
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