Uptick Rule

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Definition: Uptick Rule




Full Definition of Uptick Rule


The uptick rule is a no longer valid regulation that required an uptick before a short sale.

This rule impeded short selling in a sharply declining market. Some believe the elimination of the uptick rule is a factor in the increased volatility of the stock market.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Uptick Rule are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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