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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He's trying hard to laugh, but keeps hiccupping instead.