Hiccup

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Hiccup

1. A brief decline in a price during a general uptrend.

2. A brief rise in a price during a general downtrend.

In both cases, any number of factors may cause a hiccup, but the trend soon resumes.
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The presidential and municipal elections were hit by controversy, with allegations of vote-buying, omissions from voters' rolls, administrative hiccoughs at ballot-tallying centres and a postponement of the closing of voting.
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However, it is true that, this very much anticipated democratic process itself is not free of hiccoughs and snags, which are obviously upsetting at certain times.
He added: "Over a period of time there are bound to be hiccoughs but he's a good kid, a hard worker and I'm sure he'll work his way through it.
We have been consistently achieving our targeted figures in both sales volumes as well as revenues and don't see any hiccoughs ahead.
I have found references from Gerard's Herbal and Culpeper's Complete Herbal as well as modern reference books to cures for hiccoughs, impotence, vomiting, ear ache, head aches, kidney stones, bad breath, snake bites, leprosy, household smells, diarrhoea, colds, sore throat, dandruff, skin irritations and measles.
He said: "The financial impact of MS is pretty horrific, especially as it hits you in your prime, when you don't have any hiccoughs in your life.