selling climax

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sell·ing climax

A sharp decline in stock prices on a heavy volume of trading followed by a rally.
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I think we are pretty close to a selling climax here.
If and when that happens, we're going to see a final panic in the markets and the economy and everything will have a crescendo and a selling climax.
This was because we had a selling climax as a result of forced de-leveraging and extreme risk aversion," Kalbreier says.