uptick

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up·tick

 (ŭp′tĭk′)
n.
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.]

uptick

(ˈʌptɪk)
n
a rise or increase

up•tick

(ˈʌpˌtɪk)

n.
1. a rise or improvement, esp. in business.
2. a slight rise or rising trend in the stock market.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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