V-Shaped Recovery

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V-Shaped Recovery

A situation in which an economy enters a steep recession but quickly and strongly recovers. A V-shaped recovery may be bullish and lead to GDP growth and job creation, but it may be risky because of the possibility that another steep decline could occur. See also: W-type bottom, V-Bottom, W-shaped recovery.
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Historically, such V-shaped recoveries have served the useful purpose of absorbing excess slack and providing a cushion to withstand the inevitable shocks that always seem to buffet the global economy.
and Sony Corp., suffered huge net losses last year, many of them are also expected to see V-shaped recoveries in the current year ending March 2013.