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1. A decrease, especially a small or incremental one.
2. A transaction in a stock market security below the price of the previous transaction.
1. a small and sometimes incremental decrease
2. a decrease in the price of a stock transaction compared to the price of the previous transaction of the same stock
a slight decline, as in a stock price. Compare uptick.
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|Noun||1.||downtick - a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction|
transaction, dealing, dealings - the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"
uptick - a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transaction