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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.

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.

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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Some cynics might suggest it is not enough, but F1 has been very successful for 20 years and doing too much might have tipped the balance too much the other way.
Contractual disputes between the organizers and the museum stretched over months, and the uncommonly high exhibition fee and presentation costs (much of the work is exceptionally perishable and difficult to display) finally tipped the balance.
But his second vote tipped the balance by giving Claire three nominations.
In the end it was diplomacy by Western powers and Russia that tipped the balance, convincing President Slobodan Milosevic that he had no choice but to accede to international demands and make peace in Kosovo.
By injecting the mice with a toxin that targets the cell type that destroys the body's insulin factories, they have tipped the balance in favor of the insulin-protective cell type, halting diabetes onset.
What tipped the balance was DDB's creative insight into a key target market for cotton; women ages 18-34.
They had to dig deep at West Hartlepool in National Three North and in the end it was fly-half Rhys Hayes who tipped the balance as the home side lost their discipline.