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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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compound interest
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • If a man had stolen a pound in his youth and had used that pound to amass a huge fortune how much was he obliged to give back, the pound he had stolen only or the pound together with the compound interest accruing upon it or all his huge fortune?

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  • The power of compound interest over long periods of time is not intuitive.
  • At the end of ten years they had paid everything, everything, with the rates of usury and the accumulations of the compound interest.
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace

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