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    What is a perpetuity? What about an annuity? Please provide an example of both.

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    A perpetuity is an annuity that lasts forever. Perpetuities don't really exist anymore, but they were common many decades ago in various countries. Perpetuities are most commonly called perpetual assets, and are typically issued in the form of bonds with no maturity dates. The income generated from the perpetuity continues indefinitely in the form of interest. The only example of a ...

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    The solution discusses a perpetuity and an annuity, and provides several examples of both.