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A rapid rise in the price of a stock resulting from heavy buying, which usually creates the market condition for a rapid fall in the price.
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A situation in which a security's price has risen very quickly and very high on heavy trading volume. A buying climax is often followed by steep price correction. See also: Selling climax.
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A period of very high volume and sharp upward movement in the stock market. A buying climax often signals the end of a bull market or, at the least, an overbought market that can be expected to fall. Also called climax. Compare selling climax.
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