whipsawed

[ hwip-sawd, wip- ]
/ ˈʰwɪpˌsɔd, ˈwɪp- /

adjective Stock Exchange.

subjected to a double loss, as when an investor has bought a stock at a high price soon before it declines and then, in order to make good the loss, sells it short before it advances.

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