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what I wanted to know was what that rate was
You think that's a constant set in stone?

Okay, so currently investors are happy with a 3.5% risk-free 30-year return rate. Check back a year from now and it may be different.

And changes in the discount rate can tip an investment into insolvency.

By laying out pros and cons we risk inducing people to join the debate, and losing control of a process that only we fully understand. - Alan Greenspan

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu May 20th, 2010 at 06:14:28 AM EST
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