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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Sadlier is one of the reasons why Millwall are beginning to fancy their chances of promotion, despite all those early hick-ups. And he illustrated the point perfectly with two goals in the space of three minutes to give Crystal Palace the old heave-ho in their big holiday derby.