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cyclical

Of or relating to a variable, such as housing starts, car sales, or the price of a certain stock, that is subject to regular or irregular up-and-down movements.
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Previous business cycle research has emphasized two facts about cyclical fluctuations in the U.
Counter cyclical policy indicates that in boom, interest rate is increased whereas it is reduced in recession.
It contains gamma linolenic acid, which has been found to be low in some women with cyclical mastalgia.
FE]A, the government budget is balanced and the structural and cyclical deficits are zero.
In other words, there were only four cyclical bear markets in Japan in the 39 years from 1950 to 1989, with the average loss being 41 percent and the average duration being 20 months.
Public reaction to high tax ratios means that there is a strong incentive for funds generated during upturns to be used to make tax rate cuts as economies approach their cyclical peaks.
Coming off the cyclical high of early 2000, where vacancies statewide were in the 7 to 8% range, we have seen tremendous contraction across all industry sectors.
Keenly reflexive, Instruction (#4) exemplifies the way in which all the works here seamlessly repeat, merging beginning and end in cyclical continuity.
This potential for an improved reaction to cyclical weakness, and better risk management, is being tested by the events of recent quarters and may well be tested further in coming quarters.
TC Memo 2000-323, the Tax Court held that a towboat operator could currently deduct costs associated with periodic or cyclical service and maintenance of its towboat engines, in spite of the IRS's argument that its engine maintenance procedures were equivalent to overhauls.
Widespread and intense fear of new religions appears to be cyclical and, as Jenkins puts it, surprising each time it reemerges.
A Fed drop in rates should bode well for such cyclical stocks as Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (NYSE: MWD) and Merrill Lynch (NYSE: MER), two stocks that Forbes favors.