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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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But the fact that he had in this transient, trivial life made, as it seemed to him, a few trivial mistakes tortured him as though the eternal salvation in which he believed had no existence.
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The Zoning Resolution distinguishes between transient hotels, on the one hand, and residential buildings and apartment hotels, on the other hand.
Hence Wavelet has advantages over traditional Fourier Transfor in analyzing accurately the power system transient phenomena where signals contain low power frequency and transient such as discontinuities, sags and sharp spikes.
The results are compared to emphasize transient analysis as a better choice for the pipeline designer.
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