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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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Other notable cyclicals included International Paper, up 5/8 at 55 3/4.
We have a market that's moving away from the defensive names, with people attracted to cyclicals,'' said Gary Dickinson, portfolio manager at Columbia Partners in Washington.
In the cyclical growth area, we like foods and beverages, drugs, some specialty retail and special situations like Staples Inc.
CHICAGO -- The median long-term average credit ratios for Latin American companies operating in the cyclical metals and mining and pulp and paper sectors have exhibited a weakening trend since 2007, said Fitch Ratings.
The indices consist of Early Cyclical, Late Cyclical, Stable Growth and Interest Rate Sensitive.
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Recently, cyclical stocks have provided leadership within the stock market, while growth stocks have come under pressure.