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What does a rate of return of negative 100 mean?

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December 09, 2010 8:59PM

A negative rate of return means that you lost money on the account. The value of your account decreased by that rate. It's not clear how that relates to your equity, which you say increased. As far as how you lost money, I can't say without seeing yourbalance sheet.