A strategy usually used just by professional traders to maneuver the price of an asset to a point where they anticipate or know that substantial stop-loss market orders will be placed, often sending the market through a major technical price level. Stop hunting by the major forex Interbank players can cause substantial market movements in a currency pair due to the impact of large stop orders being executed. Nevertheless, such moves often subsequently reverse as players take profits.
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