Arithmetic operator: exponentiation (** or ^)

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Re: Arithmetic operator: exponentiation (** or ^)

Postby enrico-sorichetti » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:18 pm

follow on to decimal digits after the dot/comma AKA precision
remember also that in some countries for <certain> applications the precision is dictated by the law
When I tell somebody to RTFM or STFW I usually have the page open in another tab/window of my browser,
so that I am sure that the information requested can be reached with a very small effort
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Re: Arithmetic operator: exponentiation (** or ^)

Postby BillyBoyo » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:30 pm

Also further, done a bit of checking. The CUSIP file, which as far as I'm aware can hold a price for any known financial instrument in the world, has eight decimal places available. You might have two bytes for your number of decimal places, but I can't imagine the electron-pattern (I have absolutely no idea if this is even close to how it really works, by the tway) ever getting disturbed for the first of them.
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