un·​cor·​re·​lat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkȯr-ə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce uncorrelated (audio) \

Definition of uncorrelated

: having no mutual relationship : not affecting one through changes in the other : not correlated uncorrelated factors You also realize that interviewing capability is uncorrelated with a GMAT score; nobody is born with the ability to interview well.— Kimberly A. Whitler

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Recent Examples on the Web Another popular theory on Wall Street is that Bitcoin will be an uncorrelated asset for investors seeking diversification. Oliver Renick, Forbes, 19 May 2021 For example, the price of Breakfast Cereal (a manufactured product, and a component of the CPI) is essentially uncorrelated with the prices of commodities like wheat (-1.1%), corn (4.7%), and sugar (0.5%). George Calhoun, Forbes, 5 May 2021 Many of these health issues are uncorrelated to socioeconomic status. NBC News, 19 May 2021 Today, these price series are uncorrelated, even negatively correlated. George Calhoun, Forbes, 5 May 2021 Furthermore, there's no evidence that big rallies in bitcoin coincide with uncorrelated periods to gold or real rates; bitcoin's big peak in 2017 actually happened as its correlation with real rates was tightening. Oliver Renick, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2021 For much of its existence, Bitcoin’s performance has been mostly uncorrelated to the stock market, as the below chart, provided by CoinMetrics, a cryptocurrency market research firm, shows. Robert Hackett, Fortune, 16 Mar. 2020 Over the last five-odd years, there has been significant chatter among crypto advocates that bitcoin is uncorrelated with broader markets because of its disconnection from legacy financial systems. David Z. Morris, Fortune, 18 Mar. 2020 This is an asset with no cash flows backing it and extremely limited real-world application, and one that is uncorrelated to financial markets. Washington Post, 13 May 2019

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First Known Use of uncorrelated

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncorrelated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorrelated. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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