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Tip

Information given by one trader to another, which is used in making buy or sell decisions but is not available to the general public.

Tip

1. Information on a security, company, or anything else provided by one investor or trader to another that is not available to the general public, that can produce significant profits if it proves to be accurate. See also: Inside information.

2. See: Gratuity.

tip

Information unavailable to the general public that, if accurate, could produce extraordinary profits for an investor who acts on it in a security transaction.
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Show chiefs were tipped off about Danny the Pekinese's hush-hush op by rivals who claimed it had given him an unfair advantage.
The authorities were tipped off when Astrid told a co-worker to "stay away" from the supermarket she worked in on the military base in Heidelberg, where 16,000 service men, women and children live.
The boys' basketball team tipped off its season Tuesday with a scrimmage against Alemany in addition to playing host to its annual alumni game.
POLICE were tipped off about the Omagh bomb THREE DAYS before it exploded killing 29 people, the Sunday People can reveal.
At high schools in Colorado, New York, and Kansas, and at a college in California, students recently tipped off authorities after learning about fellow teens stockpiling weapons and planning massacres.
Some $45,000 not found during an audit was later turned over to the treasurer after a sheriff's department employee tipped off authorities.
Any time the catcher leaves himself open in his stance, he should be tipped off by the first or third baseman.
The league's historic 10th Anniversary season, which tipped off on Saturday, May 20, features significant interactivity with fans who have played - and will continue to play - a key role in selecting the league's All-Decade Team, the WNBA's Greatest Moments and the starters for the 2006 WNBA All-Star Game set to take place on July 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York City (live on ESPN at 7:00 ET).
The police had been tipped off about the plot by a convicted murderer - Antonis Prokopiou Kitas, a.