• Refers to a recurring process. Often data are deseasonalized to smooth out spikes and provide a better basis for analytical purposes. Examples of this would be sales of heating oil, gasoline, retail employment statistics, and other economic and financial time series.

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 Aggressive funding strategy: A funding strategy under which the firm finances its Seasonal needs, and possibly some of its permanent needs, with short-term debt and its permanent needs with long-term debt.

 Conservative funding strategy: A funding strategy under which the firm finances both its Seasonal and its permanent requirements with long-term debt.

 Seasonal balances: Seasonal Balances refer to revolvers that must be off the books (paid off completely) for a stated time period during the year.

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