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(1) Service that reports prices and sizes of transactions on major exchanges-ticker tape. (2) Dow Jones and other news wires. See: Consolidated tape.

Ticker Tape

A record of the transactions occurring on an exchange on a given trading day, updated in real time or with only a slight delay. Before electronic tickers became common, most records of trading were printed out on strips of paper known as tape. It is more common now to refer to an exchange's live record as a ticker. When tape was common, trading volume sometimes became so heavy for a security that the tape publicly announcing quotes was delayed by a significant amount of time, usually a minute or two. This was called a tape is late situation.


Ticker (tape).

While the stock markets are in session, there is a running record of trading activity in each individual stock. Today's computerized system, still referred to as the ticker, actually replaces the scrolling paper tape of the past.

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Likewise, a young man would address an older woman with the kinship term ama or didi and use the tapai, and perhaps even the hajur, form of pronominal address.
If I ever try to do the same with younger male Nepali friends, I am immediately corrected: `bhai is to be used with timi, and dai with tapai Yet within minutes someone will use the term babu to attract my attention, and then use the pronoun tapai when addressing me.
Calling a younger foreign man dai to convey respect is more awkward from a Nepali language-internal point of view than it is to use an honorific, such as tapai, or its associated verbal endings.