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Whipsaw

1. A change in a security's price quickly followed by another change in the opposite direction. For example, a security could rise $1 then quickly lose $2, or it could fall 50 cents then rise 75 cents. Whipsaws are significant risks for day traders and speculators who may lose large amounts of money in short-term trading.

2. To buy securities at a market top or to sell at a market bottom. That is, one whipsaws when one buys or sells securities at exactly the worst possible time. One whipsaws out of fear or out of misreading market signals. To whipsaw is also called to chatter.
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Take no notice of our liberal chattering classes and their minions in TV, particularly the BBC.
The Labour Party has been hi-jacked by the professional and chattering classes, who see it as a good way of gaining power and the means of lining their pockets.
It was first a whispering campaign that started making the rounds of the grapevine in the chattering classes, accusing our military and its intelligence agencies of harbouring Afghan Taliban in sanctuaries on our territory.
Such a political prize will have been well noted among the London chattering classes , including many of great influence in the Labour Party.
IT entered the political lexicon and became known among the chattering classes as "doing a Newcastle".
President Obama set the chattering classes abuzz after his unilateral announcement to raise the minimum wage.
That was a scary few days for the olive-chomping chattering classes of God's Own Country.
WHILE the brilliant and seemingly prophetic BBC2 comedy Twenty Twelve satisfies the cynicism of the chattering classes, at the tougher end of the social strata the Olympics is something to take dead seriously.
Certainly the chattering classes are pushing the notion hard, arguing that the dawning age of austerity is responsible for the nation's slow-lo-nonexistent economic recovery.
Please include your initials and where you live * NO doubt the liberal chattering classes will be tripping over themselves to blame poverty for the recent outbreak of looting and pillaging in London.
Labour's hunting ban, which came into force in 2005, was always about the metropolitan chattering classes slapping down rural dwellers.
The chattering classes have decided that this first stage of the extension of devolution under the 2006 Act was always an irritating obstacle to the final stage, which is full devolution," he said.