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Typically one-ten years.
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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.
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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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Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral by Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS), as the current market valuation appeared to be ahead of the near term to intermediate term performance of the bank, according to analysts.
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The "stable" outlook assumes the company would retain its business and financial risk profiles in line with the B rating level in the near to intermediate term on the back of its improved cost structure and good industry fundamentals resulting in moderate rise in revenue and profitability, S&P said.
The company's continued debt reduction efforts resulting in stronger debt-protection metrics could support a higher rating in the intermediate term, S&P added.
"Those kinds of investments in these kind of [supply-constrained] markets will do very well for us over the short term, the intermediate term and especially over the long term," Zuckerman said in the video above.

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