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Typically one-ten years.


Describing a plan, strategy, security, or anything else with a term longer than the short term but shorter than the long term. The exact length varies according to the usage; it could be a few weeks or a few years. For example, an intermediate term financial plan outlines investment and other financial goals for any time between roughly six months and one year, while an intermediate term bond has a maturity of five to 10 years.


Of or relating to an investment with an expected holding period somewhere between short-term and long-term. For bonds, collectibles, and real estate, intermediate-term usually refers to a holding period that ranges between one and seven years. For stocks, intermediate-term indicates a somewhat shorter period of six months to several years. For futures and options contracts, intermediate-term ranges from one month to several months.
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Intermediate-term impact refers to effects over a one-year subsequent time period.
Some bond funds favored by Richard Moran, a certified financial planner in Torrance, include two no-load funds from Vanguard: The Intermediate-Term U.
Merritt prefers short- and intermediate-term bonds because they are less volatile than long-term bonds when interest rates rise.
While long-term issues suffered bonds' worst losses earlier this year, additional Federal Reserve rate hikes may do more damage to short- and intermediate-term bonds.
However, there doesn't appear to be any indication of this type of skepticism among the investing public, which is why I am guessing that we will see a short- to intermediate-term decline in the shares, even if its just a quick pullback to their 20-week moving average.
The Insured Intermediate-Term Portfolio, which is expected to maintain an average weighted maturity between 7 and 12 years, invests primarily in municipal securities issued by California state and local governments and public financing authorities that are insured by top- rated insurance companies.
The Intermediate-Term Corporate Portfolio invests in investment- grade quality corporate bonds (minimum Baa/BBB), with 70 percent of the Portfolio rated at least A3/A- at the time of purchase.
However, free cash flow is not anticipated to reach prior year levels through the intermediate-term.
Clipping the wings of this former high flier is resistance at its declining intermediate-term trendlines, which have ushered CAT lower since May.
Full regulatory approval required to finalize the transaction is expected in the intermediate-term.
expectations that the company will be challenged to win meaningful new wireless customers over the intermediate-term, particularly given the anticipated consolidation of the handset market and relatively small size of the merchant market.

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