business cycle

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business cycle

n.
A cycle of economic activity typically characterized by recession, recovery, growth, and decline.

business cycle

n
(Economics) chiefly US and Canadian the recurrent fluctuation between boom and depression in the economic activity of a capitalist country. Also called: trade cycle

busi′ness cy`cle


n.
a recurrent fluctuation in the total business activity of a country.
[1920–25]

business cycle

The tendencies of some economies to fluctuate regularly between boom and depression.
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Noun1.business cycle - recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery and growth and declinebusiness cycle - recurring fluctuations in economic activity consisting of recession and recovery and growth and decline
variation, fluctuation - an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
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Historically, the best time to own industrial metal shares is when inflation exceeds the Federal Reserve's two per cent limit and begins to accelerate in late stage of a global macroeconomic cycle. This is even more true when synchronised global growth accelerates and new applications (electric vehicles?) boost the demand for industrial metals like copper and even silver.
Key insights include how boards and firms must implement due diligence and work with the right partner best aligned with the management team's skillsets, the firms current development and its future plans; how PE funds should partner with entrepreneurs and owners who share a common vision for the business and have the right management team in place; and how PE investments require excellent stewardship and management throughout their lifecycle to create operational value for sustainable growth and in preparing for a successful exit independent of the macroeconomic cycle.
It is not an easy thing to do, especially when the train is already in motion, but we at ECLAC believe that at least three questions must be asked: What is the new role of the State in relation to public finances and the macroeconomic cycle? What is its role in public spending and allocation of resources?
For the current incomplete macroeconomic cycle, beginning at the last cyclical peak in 1988-89, the rate of MFP growth is below the long term average
That was the pattern in the last macroeconomic cycle when the trade account strengthened substantially between 1993 and 1997.
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