Business / Taxes / Tick: A tick is the minimum movement by which the price of a security, option, or index changes. With stocks, a tick may be little as one cent. With US Treasury securities, the smallest increment is 1/32 of a point, or 31.25 cents. An uptick represents an increase over the last different price, and a downtick a drop from the last different price.
Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Stickhandling: The act of controlling the puck with one's stick, especially while manoeuvering through opponents. MORE
Business / Finance / Uptick Trade: SEC rule that selling short is allowed only on an up tick. MORE