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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What if I end up hiccupping through the whole thing?
He said it was very rare but unless I was hiccupping in my sleep I'd have to put up with it.
In addition, Charlie and his little sister Lola return to DVD with I Can't Stop Hiccupping and Other Stories, containing nine fantastic episodes from series three of the show.