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Ticker definition

A stock ticker is a record of the price of securities listed on a stock exchange, continuously updated throughout a trading session. Stock prices will ‘tick’ up and down throughout the day.

Ticker definition

A stock ticker is a record of the price of securities listed on a stock exchange, continuously updated throughout a trading session. Stock prices will ‘tick’ up and down throughout the day.

The ticks used to be printed continuously on a strip of ticker tape from a ticker machine, but you’ll now see them scrolling along the bottom of financial news channels or on financial websites. The stocks are generally identified by a ticker symbol, which is a unique, short, identifier code for each stock.

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - Y

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