tick·​er | \ ˈti-kər How to pronounce ticker (audio) \

Definition of ticker

: something that ticks or produces a ticking sound: such as
a : watch
b(1) : a telegraphic receiving instrument that automatically prints off information (such as stock quotations or news) on a paper ribbon
(2) : a graphic on which information is scrolled across the top or bottom of a television or computer screen
c slang : heart

Examples of ticker in a Sentence

The news came over the ticker. Exercise is good for your ticker.
Recent Examples on the Web If so, the new entity will be Falcon’s Beyond Global and trade under ticker symbol FBYD. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 26 July 2022 The new company is listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker FAZE. Jonathan Lee, Washington Post, 20 July 2022 Its shares will be listed on the Nasdaq market under the ticker symbol GEHC. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 18 July 2022 The stablecoin with the ticker EUROC will be available to purchase on centralized exchanges such as Bitpanda, Bitget or Huobi Global, and later FTX and Binance. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 8 July 2022 The ticker symbol is even changing from FB to META on Thursday. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, 6 June 2022 The coin replaces the old Luna cryptocurrency and trades under its ticker symbol, LUNA. Pranshu Verma, Washington Post, 1 June 2022 NuScale is trading under the ticker symbol SMR, a nod to its small modular reactor design. oregonlive, 3 May 2022 The fund trades under the ticker BITO and holds bitcoin futures contracts rather than the cryptocurrency itself. Vicky Ge Huang, WSJ, 20 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of ticker

1821, in the meaning defined above

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6 Aug 2022

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“Ticker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ticker. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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