Moving in the opposite direction of the overall economic cycle: rising when the economy is weakening, and falling when the economy is strengthening. The term usually refers to stocks. opposite of cyclical.

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We were going in a countercyclical route and we did not think things were going to end up good for us in the future.

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You should try and make sure that you are following the countercyclical ways that the market can work and adapt to them.

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Sally purchased stock in a new company shortly before the market feel drastically, but Sally's stock was countercyclical and the value tripled.

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