- A machine or device that makes a regular clicking sound, especially one recording transactions on a stock exchange.
- A symbol or code used to represent a security traded on a stock exchange.
- An electronic device or software application that displays news headlines, stock prices, or other frequently updated information.
Mid 19th century: originally a stock exchange term, from the sound made by a machine that recorded transactions.
- She watched the ticker tape scrolling across the bottom of the TV screen.
- The ticker symbol for Apple Inc. is AAPL.
- The stock ticker was flashing red, indicating a decline in the market.
- The news ticker on the website keeps you updated with the latest headlines.
- He checked the ticker on his phone to see the latest stock prices.