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Ticker tape

Computerized device that relays to investors around the world the stock symbol and the latest price and volume on securities as they are traded.

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

The narrow continuous rolls of paper on which stock transactions were printed before the electronic age made the old system obsolete. The term now refers to the flow of prices appearing on the tickers of brokerage firms. Also called tape.
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many of the more serious scenes dragged and the jokes were just too tame to significantly contrast with the shocking facts projected as a TV news channel tickertape on the back wall.
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The tickertape parade gave young sailors the opportunity to get close to the Olympians.
The tickertape rained down and the St Andrew's Cross waved triumphantly, as if it was the second coming.
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Ken McKenna and his triumphant Saints side toasted their achievement amid the Treflan tickertape, but Llanelli were in good heart in the party atmosphere knowing that they had clinched runners-up spot.