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Finance Dictionary and Glossary of Investment Terms
A stock market transaction (or sometimes, a quote) at a price lower than the preceding one for the same security. also called minus tick. opposite of uptick.
Move down in a particular stock. On U.S. stock exchanges, you cannot sell a stock short on a downtick.
A transaction on an exchange occurring at a price below the previous transaction.
A transaction executed at a price lower than the preceding transaction in that security, or a new quote registered at a lower price than the preceding quote in that security. (See uptick)