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Spike

Order ticket that shows the stock, price, number of shares, type, and account of the order. Origin: Practice of placing the ticket on a metal spike upon execution or cancellation. Spike is also a sudden, drastic increase in a company's share price.

spike

A sudden, short-term change in the price of a security that just as suddenly returns close to its previous level. For example, a stock that has consistently traded in a $10 to $12 per share range may suddenly move to a price of $14 and then return to $12. The sudden rise to the $14 price is a spike.
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The geographic location of a facility, the type of manufacturing processes, the kind of office machinery and the critical status of computer equipment must all be taken into consideration when designing a total surge suppression system.
OKI Electric Cable had developed a surge suppressor based on surge suppression cable and energy regeneration technology which was significantly smaller in size than conventional filters.
There are surge suppression systems In the Water Authority service area that are 50 plus years old that have never been inspected or rehabbed.
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Advanced Protection Technologies (APT) was established in 1983, and is considered a worldwide leader in the surge suppression industry, particularly for commercial and industrial facilities.
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In addition, models that include surge suppression technology also include Newpoint's Power Blocker(R) automatic shutdown technology to further protect attached equipment by automatically disabling the conductive power to connected equipment, once the surge protector reaches capacity, thus keeping equipment safe from further surges.