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downtick

[doun-tik] /ˈdaʊnˌtɪk/
noun
1.
a decline or deterioration in business activity, in mood, etc.
2.
Also called minus tick. Stock Exchange. a slight downward trend in price.
Compare uptick.
Origin
down1 + tick1
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  • There is so much money to be made whether gold is on the uptick or downtick.

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