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Highs

Stocks that have hit an all-time high for the current 52-week time period.

Highs

Stocks, especially on a single index, that arrive at their new highest prices for the trailing 52-week period. They are also called new highs.

highs

The number of stocks that exceed the highest price reached by each stock during the most recent 52-week period. Technicians consider an increasing number of highs to be a bullish sign, especially if accompanied by other favorable indicators. Conversely, record high market averages not accompanied by an increasing number of individual highs would be suspect. Also called new highs. Compare lows.
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From high mountains cast down thy glittering scorn-laughter!
Thus, in the midst of the mud and at the heart of the fog, sits the Lord High Chancellor in his High Court of Chancery.
We passed Ramah, and Beroth, and on the right saw the tomb of the prophet Samuel, perched high upon a commanding eminence.
As he passed through the entry to the galleries he met a dejected high school boy walking up and down with tired-looking eyes.
The knife was quite near to Tarzan's breast now, but it halted for an instant as the high priestess raised her eyes to shoot her swift displeasure at the instigator of this sacrilegious interruption.
And laughter-loving Aphrodite, with face turned away and lovely eyes downcast, crept to the well-spread couch which was already laid with soft coverings for the hero; and upon it lay skins of bears and deep-roaring lions which he himself had slain in the high mountains.
It was in a state of mind superinduced by these conditions that La led forth her jabbering company to retrieve the sacred emblem of her high office and wreak vengeance upon the author of her wrongs.
The hasty multitude Admiring enter'd, and the work some praise And some the Architect: his hand was known In Heav'n by many a Towred structure high, Where Scepter'd Angels held thir residence, And sat as Princes, whom the supreme King Exalted to such power, and gave to rule, Each in his Herarchie, the Orders bright.
In front of Tuchkov's troops was some high ground not occupied by troops.
In the high regions we found rich store of the splendid red flower called the Alpine rose, but we did not find any examples of the ugly Swiss favorite called Edelweiss.
"We'll have a third race of men, five inches high; a fourth race, an inch high--"
The eleven-years' maid might have placed a bid for Jerry's affection, had she not been deterred at the start by Agno, who reprimanded her sternly for presuming to touch or fondle a dog of such high taboo.