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stock ticker

  1. ticker(def 1).
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Origin of stock ticker

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Historical Examples

  • This gave him an introduction to the stock-ticker folks, and the Western Union people he already knew.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14

    Elbert Hubbard

  • A rapid rise may be checked in ascent and the instrument may fluctuate like a stock-ticker.

    Reading the Weather

    Thomas Morris Longstreth

  • He worshiped beauty and he was compelled to keep his eye upon the stock-ticker.