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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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Fast forward a few years and Harford found a way to complete his goal of total surge suppression.
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.
Some computer repair companies will no longer accept a contract unless surge suppression devices are used on their equipment.
We are pleased to announce this new and ultra-small 'eco Surge U' that can offer users a surge suppression method at an affordable price by simply connecting to a motor device.
The unit uses multi-stage non-degrading surge suppression along with common-mode filtering to eliminate power surges and sags.
Other features include integrated transient voltage suppression, dataline surge suppression for protection of fax, network, DSI, and other communications equipment, user-replaceable, hot swappable batteries and audible and visual alarms that alert users to conditions that may lead to a shutdown.
OKI Electric Cable's new method employs a surge suppression cable and a newly developed energy regeneration module.
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The Ground Transient Terminator (GTT) is designed for electrical transient and surge suppression for electronic equipment.
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Designed for professional desktop and network environments, they promise a high degree of protection with integrated transient voltage surge suppression (TVSS) circuitry to prevent spikes, surges, and other anomalies from damaging sensitive electronics through power or data lines.