downtick downtick

Definition(s):

  • (n) a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction

Usage(s):

  1. Even then, the downtick in FMD was less than 1%.
  2. But on the downside, it can turn a minor downtick into a major bloodbath.
  3. But on the downside, it can turn a minor downtick into a major bloodbath.

News

  • During Cicada Boom, Birds Mysteriously Vanish

    By Madeline Bodin With thousands of newly-hatched 17-year cicadas blanketing the Eastern U.S., residents would be forgiven for not noticing a less conspicuous absence: birds. Bird surveys have repeatedly shown a mysterious trend of a population downtick in areas of cicada emergence. It's the exact opposite of what might be expected---crows, blue jays and cardinals are among the species affected ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Discover

Quotes

  1. "While this third quarter index result of 77.4 represents a modest downtick from the close index range of 81 to 85 from the past four quarters, it remains steadily above the 50-68 range observed in late 2002 and early 2003, as the economy recovered...
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: Harold McGraw III Source: Earthtimes.org

  2. "However, if I am right and the household number shows a big downtick in unemployment, and if a consensus on financial reform begins to develop next week, as I believe it will, you could have the beginning of a monster rally in the financials,"...
    on May 3, 2010 By: Jim Cramer Source: Benzinga

  3. Gore responded with a familiar complaint: "Charlie, what the American people are hearing and seeing is, too often, how they comb their hair, what they're wearing, what the horse race is, what the latest uptick or downtick in the polls are."
    on May 25, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: National Review Online

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