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1. An increase, especially a small or incremental one: last week's uptick in interest rates.
2. A transaction in a stock market executed at a price above the previous transaction for the same security.

[From the indication of a rise in price of a stock by a plus sign on boards above stock market stations.]


a rise or increase



1. a rise or improvement, esp. in business.
2. a slight rise or rising trend in the stock market.
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Noun1.uptick - a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transactionuptick - a transaction in the stock market at a price above 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"
downtick - a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction
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As email becomes widely accepted as a record of business and as more firms adopt record retention policies that include electronic communications (email and instant messaging), we expect to see a robust uptick in the deployment of email archiving applications," said Vivian Tero, senior research analyst for Compliance Infrastructure at IDC.
The uptick reflects more units being built rather than a rise in construction costs.
She went on to say that the uptick in prices in November to a median price of $310,000 in Las Vegas does not mean a resurgence of a price boom, and merely offsets the decline in October.
Even with this uptick, construction still falls woefully short of the 230,000-plus new units needed to keep pace with demand.
We definitely see an uptick in magazines, newspapers and magazines and we attribute that specifically to Sept.
Overall Market Activity: "Earnings season lock-ups have kept most insiders on the sidelines in recent weeks, but we are beginning to see an uptick in buying, especially among beaten down names that may be susceptible to end-of-year tax-loss selling," said Ben Silverman, research director for InsiderScore.
Even with an uptick in new construction, this kind of dynamic probably won't change.
The uptick in buying the Credit Services is perhaps a sign that the tightening interest rate environment and near inversion of the yield curve will once again drive consumers to add to their credit card debt," commented Silverman.
The uptick will be driven by modest economic improvement, which could spur private nonresidential building up 2.
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4 percent year-on-year in 2017, ending a three-year period of decline but the uptick was still well below the 2013 peak in coal consumption, according to an annual report released last week by the country's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).