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Uptick Rule


Outlaws short selling on a "down tick." In order to short sell a share, you can only by on a plus tick/up tick, or on a zero-plus tick. Meaning, you can only short sell if the price of the share is higher than the previous trade. No jumping on the the roller coaster as it begins to roll down the hill.