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  • adj. Not cyclical.

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  • adj. not cyclic


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non- +‎ cyclical


  • Even in the United States, hundred-year-old industrial companies are on their deathbeds, not because of a cyclical downturn after an “SUV mania” but as a result of relentless and noncyclical phenomena (e.g., globalization, deunionization, a broken health-care system).

    Letters to the Editor

  • It may be, as Solomon Karmel suggests, that the U.S. is now in a noncyclical decline, and that this is what caused the collapse.

    Letters to the Editor

  • Deflation is an unprecedented, noncyclical problem, which is why interest rates at the Bank of England are at their lowest level not in five or 10 years but in more than 300.

    Letters to the Editor

  • But earnings growth at the company, whose businesses include local television and radio stations, cable networks, book publishing and outdoor advertising, increasingly could be driven by noncyclical revenues.

    CBS, Top TV Network, Still Has Room to Run

  • Still, women's health products are noncyclical and many are hormone-based, leaving them less vulnerable to generic competition, which makes this niche well worth a look.

    Commerzbank's Conundrum

  • Buyout groups already have noted health care's noncyclical qualities and the nondiscretionary nature of spending on services such as care homes.

    A Flu Shot For Private Equity

  • Second, the cyclical sectors of the economy, largely the goods sector, is not as important as it use to be and the noncyclical services sectors account for more of the economy.

    Tyler's Tough Macro Test, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • "Companies in noncyclical, defensive sectors with strong credit and good relationships with banks can still borrow," he says.

    M&A Went MIA and May Stay That Way

  • "Now, there are noncyclical companies with strong cash flows where prices have gotten a little silly," she said.

    Managers Bemoan Loss of Easy Money

  • Clorox's stock has benefited as investors have sought refuge in noncyclical shares.

    Clorox Investors Could Clean Up


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