Definitions for uptickˈʌpˌtɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a rise or improvement, esp. in business.
Category: Stock Exchange, Business
a slight rise or rising trend in the stock market.
Origin of uptick:
a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transaction
A small change upwards or increase in something that has been steady or declining.
A stock market transaction or quote at a price above a preceding one.