Definition of Mean Reversion

This terms refers to the expectation that a financial instrument return to its historical trend.

Example: The stock has seen a lot of volatility, but we expect to see mean reversion.

Usage of "Mean Reversion" by Country

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"Mean Reversion" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "Mean Reversion" was last updated in 2021.

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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
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Word of the Day

Date: 10/25/2021

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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"Mean Reversion." Dictionary, Accessed 10/25/2021.