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addaword.gifdefinition of uptick

in economics, a small increase in the price of a stock; an uptick is also a securities transaction at a price that is higher than its previous price
Submitted by: pedram from Iran, Islamic Republic of on 14/06/2011 07:47:00
Definition of uptick from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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