Define: Linear Regression Slope

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Definition: Linear Regression Slope


Full Definition of Linear Regression Slope

The Linear Regression Slope is the slope of the linear regression trendline.

The Linear Regression Slope is the slope of the Linear Regression Trendline. The Linear Regression Slope requires one input parameter which is the number of days to use for the regression line fit.

The Linear Regression Slope shows price trends:  positive values indicate increasing prices while negative values indicate decreasing prices.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Linear Regression Slope are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 25th March 2020.