Hit the ribbon

Hit the ribbon

Used in the context of general equities. See: Print.

Hit the Ribbon

Informal; to execute a trade such that it appears on a ticker. The term comes from the days when ticker tape was used; the tape was colloquially called "ribbon." It is also called to print.
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Last year we hit the ribbon of new meteoroids about 2 hours after the orbit-plane crossing, in 1992 roughly at the crossing, and in 1991 about 3 hours after.