Reaction

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Reaction

A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally.
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Reaction

A decrease in price following an increase in price. A reaction connotes a slow decline; it is the opposite of a recovery.
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reaction

A decline in security prices following a period of rising security prices.
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A pyrotechnic delay composition is an intimate mixture of solid, powdered fuels and oxidants capable of a highly exothermic oxidation-reduction reaction. Examples of oxidants that are used in delay compositions include perchlorates, chromates, permanganates, sulphates and oxides.
Walton, "Activated carbon as a catalyst in certain oxidation-reduction reactions," Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol.
Children and their parents created slime from glue and Borax, performed ink and candy chromatography, pushed needles through balloons and received an introduction to oxidation-reduction reactions when volunteers created a foam geyser known as elephant's toothpaste from household items.

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