What is annuity kind of cash flow?

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An annuity is a kind of investment in which the investor gets a guaranteed return each year (or each of any given period).  Therefore, the cash flow in an annuity is constant -- it follows a given pattern consistently.

In annuity cash flow, the investor always gets a specified payment...

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An annuity is a kind of investment in which the investor gets a guaranteed return each year (or each of any given period).  Therefore, the cash flow in an annuity is constant -- it follows a given pattern consistently.

In annuity cash flow, the investor always gets a specified payment at a specific interval.  The payment is always the same and there is always the same interval between one payment and the next.

For example, then, buying stock does not give a person an annuity cash flow.  The firms in which you buy stock may give dividends at fixed intervals, but the dividends are not likely to be the same every time.  They will go up and down as the firm's fortunes change.

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