spike

(redirected from spiker)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Spiker said the entire outdoor-advertising industry has been tarred by public anger at illegal signs.
We have a coach stand at the net with a ball cart and toss volleyballs to a spiker, who will spike with a normal spike approach.
They won the Cup with the help of German Bundesliga spiker, Nick Trinemeier, who coached the club at the time.
Greg Spiker, a licensed insurance broker and president of his brother's company, Ken Spiker and Associates, said some brokers hire third parties to process claims.
Spiker has most recently held executive positions as the Senior Vice President, Investments with Deutsche Bank, Senior Vice President, Finance with Zurich Scudder Investments, and other Director and leadership positions in Healthcare, Technology and Education, and Consulting.
If one had to single any one thing out in such a superior movie, it would have to be Joanna Lumley's glorious performance as the evil Aunt Spiker.
Spiker is an excellent choice to lead the state party; I congratulate him and wish him good luck in his new role.
Before embarking on the trip, spiker Braikhna Sherzai hoped she would learn new techniques of the game.
According to CEO Scott Spiker, Destiny Health believes firmly that the only way for the President's vision to be realized is to upgrade the legislation and institute federal regulation of the health insurance industry to level the playing field.
Reed, John Konesky, John Spiker, Chris Darienzo, Gass and Weisman - is now in the process of recording its full-length debut.
Spiker, who is also a State Central Committee Member of the Republican Party of Iowa, took place de facto as he assumed the role of Iowa vice-chair on April 26th, when Dr.
We are so pleased to be able to offer Texas employers a new solution to the problem of ever increasing healthcare costs," said Scott Spiker, Destiny Health CEO.