cyclical stock

stock that tends to rise quickly when the economy turns up and fall quickly when the economy turns down. Examples are housing, automobiles, and paper. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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cyclical stock UK US noun [C or U] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a share or shares in companies that have periods of high activity and high profits followed by periods of low activity and low profits: »

Hopes for growth have boosted cyclical stocks.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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