Re: [NTLK] Financial calculators

From: Johannes Wolf (
Date: Thu Mar 28 2002 - 05:59:24 EST

Welcome to the list,
you finally got the right connection.

1) NCU you will find on Unna, check out for slowdown.exe to make it more
stable on your PC.
For the cable you may ask the list or just search Ebay.

2) I do not know if there is any specialised software for the finance
business, but the equations you need to solve should be able to be processed
on a scientific calculator, for which you will find several packages on

3) The documentation you should find on Unna as well.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Tony Kan
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 8:36 AM
> To:
> Subject: [NTLK] Financial calculators
> Dear Newtonians
> Just joined the list after buying my first Newton. Its a messagepad 2000
> without anything except a stylus. I have a few questions. Please forgive
> the newbie questions. Perhaps there is a web site somewhere that explains
> all these things. I gather that there is much more that comes with the
> MP2000 which I don't have. Here are some questions if anyone can
> send me a
> URL or two. I have been trawling through the Newton webring but lots of
> links are dead.
> 1. I have a PC and so I would like to get connected with that.
> What are my
> options? Can I still buy the NCU kit with cables etc.? Who stills sells
> them?
> 2. I work in finance so calculating NPVs, IRRs using uneven cashflows etc
> is an everyday thing. I used to use a Hewlett Packard for all that. Is
> there an equivalent financial calculator software in the Newton
> World? Went
> trawling but only found stuff for a Palm (ugh!).
> 3. Is there a pdf version of the MP2000 manual available somewhere?
> Thanks in advance
> Tony.
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