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Reversal

Turn, unwind. For convertible reversal, selling a convertible and buying the underlying common, usually effected by an arbitrageur. For market reversal, change in direction in the stock or commodity futures markets, as charted by technical analysts in trading ranges. For options reversal, closing the positions of each aspect of an options spread or combination strategy.

Reversal

A change in a security's price trend.
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During repeated reversal training, two to eight reversals were conducted, according to the participant's performance on the 20-trial sessions.
But the truth is that, when completed carefully and after a thorough risk assessment, pipeline reversals can be safe and effective.
Boyle, Fenig and Lerner have performed almost 2,000 successful vasectomy reversals.
The science shows that while the conditions that cause polarity reversals are not entirely predictable, the north pole's movement could subtly change direction, for instance - there is nothing in the millions of years of geologic record to suggest that any of the 2012 doomsday scenarios connected to a pole reversal should be taken seriously.
With this letter we are informing our colleagues that the laparoscopic alternative for reversal could be offered to patients when experienced endoscopic surgeons are available.
Reversal indicators do not indicate that the trend is going to change immediately but rather, they give signs that the trend is likely going to change.
Read from a confessedly Christian perspective, the Isaiah passage testifies to this same Great Reversal of human expectations and worldviews.
Because of this -- and the good chance employees have of getting their discipline softened by the commission -- McSweeney said the county agrees to settle many cases before they even get to the commission, opting for a reduced punishment instead of risking a discipline reversal.
Some scientists say that this weakening may be the beginning of a major geological event: a reversal (flipping) of Earth's magnetic poles, an occurrence that happens roughly every 250,000 years.
Constant speed tapping eliminates machine reversals and relies on a compact tapping head to provide tap reversal.
Reversals and repetitions have become familiar features of Dolven's video works--perhaps too familiar; it may be time for revisions here.
At the same time, the current Second Wave of Globalization is unlikely to be interrupted, at least in the near future, by policy reversals.