Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References See Also Examples

The formula is simply: `overall.rate = prod(gains + 1) - 1`

. If `units.rate`

is specified, then it converts to x-unit growth rate.

1 | ```
gains.rate(gains, units.rate = NULL, nas = FALSE)
``` |

`gains` |
Numeric vector of investment gains. |

`units.rate` |
Number of units for growth rate calculation. If unspecified, function returns total growth. To get annualized growth rate, set to 252 if |

`nas` |
If |

Numeric value indicating the growth rate.

Dane R. Van Domelen

Acknowledgment: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship under Grant No. DGE-0940903.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 | ```
# Create vector of daily gains for a hypothetical stock
daily.gains <- c(-0.02, -0.01, 0.01, 0.02, 0.01)
# Overall growth is 0.95%
gains.rate(daily.gains)
# Average daily growth is 0.19%
gains.rate(daily.gains, 1)
# Corresponds to 61.0% annual growth
gains.rate(daily.gains, 252)
``` |

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