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  • adv. in a cyclic manner; in cycles; periodically

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a manner such that a cycle or series of cycles occurs: said of certain periodic changes as of temperature or pressure in which the varying conditions are repeated and follow each other in the same order.


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  • Shiller's chart shows the ratio of what he calls the cyclically adjusted P/E ratio Home Page

  • Standard & Poor's 500-stock index is up about 11% the past six weeks, led by 14% rallies in cyclically sensitive sectors like energy, materials, and industrials.

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  • Consider the measure preferred by the great investment analyst Benjamin Graham and refined by Yale University economist Robert Shiller , called the "cyclically adjusted" P/E ratio.

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  • Our paper looks at the 107 large fiscal adjustments — defined as a cyclically adjusted deficit reduction of at least 1.5% in one year — that took place in 21 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries between 1970 and 2007.

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  • In the near term the cyclically, the seasonality works against the tech sector probably for the next couple of months, but I think if you have a bigger picture type of perspective, the tech sector, I think is a great opportunity for investors.

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  • But what keeps bugging me is the fact that the CAPE -- that is, the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings ratio, which is a valuation measure that uses average earnings over a 10-year period -- is well above its historical average.

  • Last week, I took a look at stock market valuations as measured by Professor Robert Shiller's CAPE -- that is, the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings ratio.

  • He's calculated this measure - known as the cyclically adjusted PE - for a broad swath of the U.S. stock market going all the way back to 1900.

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  • Yale economist Robert Shiller has a way of valuing stocks called the cyclically adjusted P/E ratio, or CAPE more on CAPE

  • My Foolish colleague Alex Dumortier uses a metric called the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings ratio to argue, fairly convincingly, that stocks are overvalued compared with historical averages.

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