selling climax

Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms.

Selling climax

A sudden drop in security prices as sellers dump their holdings.

Selling Climax

The point at which a security becomes so oversold at high trading volume that it precipitates an upward market correction. It is an example of a market bottom that precedes a rally. See also: Buying Climax.

selling climax

A period of very high volume and sharp downward movement in the stock market. A selling climax generally signals the end of a prolonged bear market. Also called climax. Compare buying climax.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, volume sharply increased Thursday in New York, suggesting a selling climax,'' said Muneyuki Ichihara, investment information manager at Nomura Securities Co.