# How To Convert Investment Returns

Usually, we look at investment returns in terms of annual returns. However, your numbers may be expressed as daily, weekly, or monthly returns. Here’s how to convert them. The idea is that you compound to use the general formula for returns and compound them to an annual period. \[r_a = (1 + r)^n - 1\] Where \(r_a\) is the annual return, \(r\) is the return (in decimal) and \(n\) is the number of periods in a year. …