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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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In negotiations with council members, the ratio grew to 10-to-1 and then 15-to-1, and Spiker said that today the ratio will be proposed at 19-to-1, which he said is as far as billboard companies are willing to go.
Arellano's Kevin Liberato and Christian Dela Paz were named as the 1st Best Middle Blocker and 2nd Best Outside Spiker, respectively.
I really didn't expect anything to transpire, but it was exciting just the same,'' said Spiker.
Jaja Santiago of Foton was given the 1st Best Opposite Spiker while Petron's Yuri Fukuda was awarded the 2nd Best Libero plum.
Playing in front of 18,537 volleyball fans at Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday, The Lady Spikers finally regained their championship form against their archrivals to finish the first round with a 5-2 win-loss record, also ending the Lady Eagles 4-game win streak.
In Game Three, the Blaze Spikers simply ran out of gas as the Cargo Movers went full blast to conquer the title.
Spiker will oversee the management, direction and development of commercial lending, community banking and all related products.
Spiker says 200 permits will be issued this year to bear hunters in far-western Garrett County and the western hall of bordering Allegany County, with the season split between the last week in October and the second week of December.
Spiker, who represents most of the taxicab companies with the exception of Yellow Cab, said the smaller ones need free access to hotels and other venues within their franchise areas to survive.
By deploying the spiker behind the three-meter line, you will force the spiker to take some velocity off the spike and focus on controlling the ball.
Spiker also served as the 4th Congressional District State Central Committee member.
Pending the award ceremony tomorrow, the 20-year-old graduating Jose Rizal University spiker bested her counterparts for the plum, averaging 21.