Stick

(redirected from upping sticks)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to upping sticks: Pick Up Sticks

Stick

A slang term for a point on a security market. For example, if a share price drops five points over the trading day, it may be said to decline five stick.
References in periodicals archive ?
The ginger entrepreneur is upping sticks from West London to Latin America in order to set up a mine to possibly extract gold and diamonds.
The Removal Men (C5, 8pm) Back for a second series, with more families upping sticks and enlisting the help of Pickfords.
Previously sly y an east end Hoxton-dweller, Haz, 18, is upping sticks to move to a plusher part of the capital.
But we''re wrapping it up this week, as removal men Lee Staples and Bryan Hamon, above, help a final few families upping sticks and enlisting the help of Pickfords, one of the UK's biggest and best-known house-moving firms.
For the first time since its foundation in 1608 the famous whiskey maker is upping sticks from its home on Northern Ireland's north coast and going on tour.
Alan Wake is a famous novelist with a serious case of writer's block, which he seeks to cure by upping sticks from New York and settling down in the village of Bright Falls.
What is the cost in pound notes, not to say the environmental cost, of upping sticks every year and moving all and sundry to the other end of the country?