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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.
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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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
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