downtick means: Trades in particular stocks at prices lower than those of the one immediately before it. A stock cannot be sold short at the U.S. stock market if it is experiencing a decline. (in Stock Market Dictionary)
What else does downtick mean?
- A reduction, particularly a modest or insignificant one. (in Merlin Dictionary)
- Transactions in stock market securities that are less than the value of previous transactions. (in Merlin Dictionary)