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ticker

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtɪkər/ US   // informal STOCK MARKET
(also stock ticker) an electronic screen that shows share prices on a particular stock market: A stock ticker runs along one wall, so that you can check your portfolio.
(also ticker symbol) the letters that are used to refer to a company's shares on a stock market: SepraChem Sterling trades on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol SEST.
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