selling climax


: a sharp decline in stock prices for a short time on very heavy trading volume followed by a rally

Examples of selling climax in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bulls will say that the decline on Monday to 4,410 was a selling climax. Jon Markman, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of selling climax was circa 1949

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“Selling climax.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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