Definitions for "Top-down investing"
An investing approach whereby an investor first looks at major trends in the economy, then selects industries, and then companies that will benefit from these trends. The opposite approach is called bottom-up investing.
An investment strategy that analyzes general economic trends and then seeking industries and companies that can be expected to benefit from the trends. This is the opposite of bottom-up investing.
A management style that emphasizes the strength of various market sectors, industries or countries. Individual securities are then selected within the favoured sectors.