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 trouble with hiccuping when you're as big as I am (no letters from smaller sympathisers please) is that you look like you're doing a belly laugh.
"Since then I've tried just about everything - nights - all the old wives' cures - but I can't stop hiccuping.
The three-week-old African monkey has been hiccuping after every milk feed since birth.
Police in Killeen, Texas have confirmed that Specialist Patrick Edward Meyers who is stationed at Fort Hood is being held on manslaughter charges after he pointed his gun at his hiccuping friend's head and the weapon unexpectedly discharged, the Daily Mail reported.
We can't leave someone who has been hiccuping for five years.
Osborne, from Iowa, began hiccuping in 1922 while weighing a pig.
When Lisa Doherty began hiccuping in January 2008 while pregnant with her daughter Emily, she visited the doctors and was told hiccups were common in pregnant women, and dismissed it from her mind.