Upturn

Definition:

(1) A period of growth or rising economic activity, especially real GDP, but typically employment as well. (2) The transition of an economy from contraction to growth, also known as a trough of economic activity.

Investing Essentials


Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Term of the Day

Expected future return

The return that is expected to be earned on an asset in the future. Also called the expected return.

Subscribe to the Term of the Day via email Get the Term of the Day in your inbox!


Create your free portfolio