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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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Terry Savage, Chairman of Spikes Asia, said that this year's award-winning work had set the benchmark of excellence across the region.
website to have entered the Swanson Brothers mill in Noti on June 11 "and placed dozens of metal spikes in the trunks of old-growth logs.
The SSM measure Q takes values in [0, 1], with 0 when spike trains are desynchronized and 1 when there is perfect coincidence of spikes.
Evaluated characteristics in this plan are: grain number per spike, spikelet number per spike, grain number per spikelet, spike length, thousand grain weight, spike weight and grain yield.
The Spikes approach is pioneering and provides the IT team with a single point of control for corporate browsing, making it far easier for IT to ensure that individuals - intentionally or inadvertently - don't provide an opening for malware to penetrate the corporate firewall.
Spikes opted not to participate in the Patriots' voluntary offseason workout program last month and instead trained on his own in Florida.
Quick Spikes are an apparatus that stretches around the base of your footwear and attaches golf spikes to the shoe or sneaker, thus turning it into a golf shoe.
In the same manner as in [3], spikes are introduced into the system from the environment by reading in a binary sequence (or word) w [member of] [{0, 1}.
i -th neuron gets spikes from i -th global input channel.
I have been told that soft spikes for summer and steel spikes for winter is the best way to go.
Tech Note:The latex-free, PVC-free spikes are engineered for ergonomic fluid transfer with a low piercing force and priming volume.