- a transaction in the stock market at a price below the price of the preceding transaction
How To Use downtick In A Sentence
- And the markets believe that everything's wonderful and great and we're never going to have a downtick.
- This just shows that the US mortgage market is reacting to every little downtick in 10-year interest rates.
- It's comments like these that demonstrate the bankruptcy of a certain american left: that strand of naive conspiratorial anticapitalism, which is always ready to support foreign despots and other caudillos as long as they're anti-US, and see crooked nose 'Rothschild bankers' behind every downtick in their retirement portfolios. Election Central Debate Roundup
- There wasn't any earth-shattering macroeconomic information that can be blamed for the downtick in markets.
- The downtick in the unemployment rate, to 9.1 percent from 9.2 percent, is also dismaying on closer inspection.
- The dollar slid steadily through most of the Bush years, a decline that dwarfs the recent downtick.
- Today's farmer understands all too well how completely his profit is tied to the upticks and downticks of the commodity markets.
- The strength in the single currency might be attributed to the stronger Spanish and Italian short-term sovereign auctions, which showed significant downticks in yield.
- In fact, a look back at Obama's standing on the Gallup question over the past year suggests that the most recent results represent a leveling effect of sorts -- a return to the norm rather than some sort of larger-scale downtick. The Fix: Gallup poll -- Obama's approval rating levels off
- The metabolic downtick from these changes in body composition is fairly small, about 1 to 2 percent a decade.