Uptick trade

Related:Tick-test rules

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  • uptick trade — A transaction that takes place at a higher price than the preceding transaction involving the same security. Related: tick test rules. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Uptick — A term used to describe a transaction that took place at a higher price than the preceding transaction involving the same security. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * uptick up‧tick [ˈʌptɪk] noun 1. [countable usually singular] FINANCE a …   Financial and business terms

  • Uptick Rule — A former rule established by the SEC that requires that every short sale transaction be entered at a price that is higher than the price of the previous trade. This rule was introduced in the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as Rule 10a 1 and was… …   Investment dictionary

  • Uptick Volume — The volume of shares of a security that are traded when the price is increasing. Uptick volume is used in trading strategies based on trends, with the difference between uptick volume and downtick volume referred to as the money flow. Stocks with …   Investment dictionary

  • Uptick — A transaction occurring at a price above the previous transaction. In order for an uptick to occur, a transaction price must be followed by an increased transaction price. This term is commonly used in reference to stocks, but it can also be… …   Investment dictionary

  • Trade —    Though centrally placed in Europe, Austria was historically a side road in European and worldwide trading patterns. Vienna and Linz, both on the Danube River, had lively mercantile communities in the Middle Ages, but their turnover did not… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

  • Zero Uptick — A transaction executed at the same price as the trade immediately preceding it, but at a price higher than the transaction before that. For example, if shares are bought and sold at $47, followed by $48 and $48, the last trade at $48 is… …   Investment dictionary

  • Bullet Trade — The act of purchasing an in the money put option so that the buyer can capitalize on a bear market by effectively shorting a stock without waiting for an uptick. This is a strategy commonly used by investors that wish to capitalize on a falling… …   Investment dictionary

  • Zero Plus Tick — A security trade that is executed at the same price as the preceding trade but at a higher price than the last trade of a different price. For more than 70 years there was an uptick rule as established by the U.S. Securities and Exchange… …   Investment dictionary

  • Tick-test rules — SEC imposed restrictions on when a short sale may be executed, intended to prevent investors from destabilizing the price of a stock when the market price is falling. A short sale can be made only when either (1) the sale price of the particular… …   Financial and business terms

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