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Tip

Information given by one trader to another, which is used in making buy or sell decisions but is not available to the general public.
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Tip

1. Information on a security, company, or anything else provided by one investor or trader to another that is not available to the general public, that can produce significant profits if it proves to be accurate. See also: Inside information.

2. See: Gratuity.
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tip

Information unavailable to the general public that, if accurate, could produce extraordinary profits for an investor who acts on it in a security transaction.
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A search was launched after detectives were tipped off about the location of a body.