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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Since then I've tried just about everything - nights - all the old wives' cures - but I can't stop hiccuping.
I wonder if hiccuping is my body's way of telling me not to chew, or at least swallow.
A 15-year-old US girl who hiccuped her way through part of January and all of February is hiccuping once again.
Jennifer Mee, 15, who hiccuped close to 50 times each waking minute for more than five weeks, started hiccuping again after a nose bleed.