# Inverse correlation

An inverse correlation, also known as negative correlation, is a contrary relationship between two variables such that they move in opposite directions. For example, with variables A and B, as A increases, B decreases, and as A decreases, B increases. In statistical terminology, an inverse correlation is denoted by the correlation coefficient “r” having a value between -1 and 0, with r = -1 indicating perfect inverse correlation—Read more at Investopedia. Kenton, Will. “Inverse Correlation.” 6 June 2019