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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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While ebbing in trade tensions and still firm economic data bode well for cyclical stocks, another catalyst could favor high beta fare.
"Economic numbers are on the rebound, liquidity is as good as anywhere in the region, and growth is patchy but good in sectors like software and consumer goods and more importantly the cyclicals."
In the cyclical growth area, we like foods and beverages, drugs, some specialty retail and special situations like Staples Inc.
The rally has been led by those sectors that suffered the most in the sell-off, with economically-sensitive 'cyclical' sectors in particular delivering strong returns.