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Definition of

secular trend

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pattern of change in data collected over time the underlying development of a series of measurements collected over a time period of several years to assess long-term trends and seasonal fluctuations

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Definitions of ’secular trend’ and meaning of ’secular trend’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’secular trend’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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