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doji n. a stock-trading session in which the opening and closing prices are (nearly) the same. Editorial Note: The plural is also doji. Etymological Note: From the Japanese doji どじ ‘a blunder; a blunderer; a fool or foolish thing.’ (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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