up·​trend | \ ˈəp-ˌtrend How to pronounce uptrend (audio) \

Definition of uptrend

: an upturn especially in business or economic activity

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Recent Examples on the Web Daily new infections in the U.S. have been on the uptrend over the last few weeks, driven by the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant of the virus. Trefis Team, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 The January high at $183.21 is next major resistance, and a close above this level should confirm a resumption of the major uptrend. Tom Aspray, Forbes, 4 June 2021 The On Balance Volume (OBV) also has been very strong and also shows a bullish uptrend (line c). Tom Aspray, Forbes, 22 May 2021 Eventually, this downtrend will end and a new uptrend will emerge but until the stock trades above its 50 DMA line, lower prices will likely follow. Adam Sarhan, Forbes, 2 June 2021 The general uptrend in both Manhattan and Brooklyn appears to have broken in 2017, with both markets essentially going sideways from that point. John Walkup, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2022 The Index responded positively to Trump’s victory, called on the same evening, and continued on a fairly steady uptrend into late December 2017. Chuck Jones, Forbes, 27 Dec. 2021 The daily chart for Microsoft shows a strong uptrend that began before the beginning of this chart. Richard Henry Suttmeier, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 Owned Sports Properties unit bucked the uptrend and fell by $10.6 million from the year-ago quarter to $288.5 million. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 15 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of uptrend

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Uptrend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uptrend. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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