Across-the-Board Movement

Across-the-Board Movement

A trend affecting all or nearly all securities in a market or sectors in an economy. For example, an across the board movement may describe a period of growth in which every industry sees increases in profitability. See also: Systematic risk.
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We had very good across-the-board movement on our product line.
NEW YORK -- Positive across-the-board movements have helped performance for U.