A practice among professional traders of pushing the price of a stock up (or down) through a resistance (or support) level where they believe investors have placed stop orders. When the stop orders are hit, they Trigger market orders and/or limit orders, which cause a spike (or drop) in the price at which point the professionals reverse their positions and ride the stock in the opposite direction. See stop out.
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