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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.

Business Cycle

Definition:

Just like circle of life, business has its ups and downs. The economy looks to be tanking and then recovers, only to nose-dive again at some later date. The whole process is a cycle: the business cycle.

Not exactly what Mufasa was singing about, but you get the idea.