up·​trend ˈəp-ˌtrend How to pronounce uptrend (audio)
: an upturn especially in business or economic activity

Examples of uptrend in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To sustain a strong uptrend, 10-year yield should ideally remain above the 21-day exponential moving average, which is now at 4.134%, the strategist adds. WSJ, 22 Aug. 2023 This is a further strong sign that the major uptrend has resumed. Tom Aspray, Forbes, 16 July 2023 Resurging prices at the pump could send inflation and spending measures back on an uptrend—and prompt the Fed to raise interest rates higher, and keep them there for longer. Eric Wallerstein, WSJ, 18 July 2023 The uptrend in the ratio accelerated in May as the resistance, line b, was overcome. Tom Aspray, Forbes, 16 July 2023 In autumn, however, Japanese equities could resume their uptrend as markets should welcome the likely positive outcome of earnings for 1H FY ending next March, the analysts add. WSJ, 22 June 2023 The uptrend reflects higher jobless rates, ongoing economic challenges, and backlogged foreclosures working through the pipeline after the lifting of government interventions to help struggling homeowners during the pandemic, said Rob Barber, chief executive of ATTOM. BostonGlobe.com, 19 Apr. 2023 The weekly uptrend, line b, is now in the 14,813 area. Tom Aspray, Forbes, 7 May 2023 Tech has been the leading sector since January, and the decline on Wednesday did not put key stocks in jeopardy of losing their uptrends. Jon Markman, Forbes, 23 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uptrend was in 1926

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“Uptrend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uptrend. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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up·​trend ˈəp-ˌtrend How to pronounce uptrend (audio)
: a rise especially in business or activity

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