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Climax

A situation in which a security's price has risen (or fallen) very quickly and very high (or low) on heavy trading volume. A climax is often followed by steep price correction. See also: Buying climax, Selling climax, Reversion to the mean.

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She'd say things like `That was incredible' or `You're the best' but I knew she wasn't reaching her peak and climaxing.
It seemed that this final piece, climaxing the three nature-oriented works that went before, should have embodied reaching, striving, and some sort of apotheosis that went beyond what the others had suggested.
1, followed by Komar and Melamid's "Sots-Art" gallery exhibition in 1982, and climaxing four years later with the "Sots Art" show organized by Margarita Tupitsyn at the New Museum of Contemporary Art--coincides exactly with the height of Reaganism, Rambo, and the Evil Empire; with the revival, that is, of Hollywood anti-Communism and Cold War jitters.