2. The Universal Principle of Risk Management: Pooling and the Hedging of Risks

Financial Markets (ECON 252) Statistics and mathematics underlie the theories of finance. Probability Theory and various distribution types are important to understanding finance. Risk management, for instance, depends on tools such as variance, standard deviation, correlation, and regression analysis. Financial analysis methods such as present values and valuing streams of payments are fundamental to understanding…

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Calculate Value of Savings/Retirement Plan in Excel – FV()

http://www.TeachExcel.com This teaches you how to use the FV() Future Value function in excel in order to calculate how much a savings or retirement plan will be worth in so many years. This is a simple example and assumes annuity like payments. You will learn how to do this on an annual basis and then…

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