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Marketing. Find top finance and consulting jobs on Doostang. Calculating stock or investment returns: the difference between ROI and IRR. Image by Alan O’Rourke, CC BY 2.0 Whether you are investing in the stock market or a business project, you need to understand rates of return.

Stock gurus talk about things like ROI and IRR, but what do they mean? I’ll go through the logic of each method and explain why IRR is my preferred choice. Rate of return (ROR, or more commonly called ROI) ROI is the simplest return measure and also the most often quoted. Here’s an example. In general, you can calculate the ROI once you know: The starting investment value (C0)The ending investment value (C1) The general formula is: One thing you might notice is the ROI formula doesn’t include a time component.

There are two reasons the ROI is useful. First, ROI gives a quick assessment of investment performance, and it helps that ROI can be computed mentally. Second, ROI is useful when comparing two investments over the same time period. Unfortunately, there are two fatal flaws with the simple rate of return method. How can you calculate those figures? Nonresidential Building Construction - May 2010 OES Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates. These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 236200 - Nonresidential Building Construction.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable XLS files. NAICS 236200 - Nonresidential Building Construction is part of: NAICS 236000 - Construction of Buildings.

Links to OES estimates for other industries SOC Major Groups in NAICS 236200 - Nonresidential Building Construction: To sort this table by a different column, click on the column header NAICS 236200 - Nonresidential Building Construction Display records Filter Table by Text: Showing 1 to 293 of 293 entries (7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment. Deconstructing Buzzsaw.com. May 22 2000 April's stock market crumple threw many Internet business models into question.

Here at the top of the second inning, it's more important than ever for a Net business strategist to figure out which Internet business models will fly and which will plunge into the ocean. The business model of Buzzsaw.com offers a useful case study. To break down Buzzsaw's business model, you must first define it, then apply the four tests from my previous article ["Valuing the Net,"Feb. 7]: Does the company's industry have economic bargaining power? Buzzsaw aims to change the way the construction industry manages projects and purchases materials. The Industry Buzzsaw.com hopes to grab a piece of the \$3.2 trillion in worldwide construction industry revenues. Naturally, the gross value of an available market is not the amount that will actually flow to the revenue line of firms like Buzzsaw. About 170 competitors are going after this market backed by about \$1 billion in venture capital.

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