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Turn

In the equities market, a reversal; unwind.

Reversal

A change in a security's price trend.
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It was at this moment I decided to turn tail and head for something a little less precarious.
Not sure which plugin is involved, the prudent should really turn tail and do something else.
In addition to the hit to its stock price, Walgreens saw analysts who had until recently been enthusiastic cheerleaders for the company turn tail and downgrade its stock.
Just don't be surprised that, when the cycle flips and brokers and carriers find themselves under pressure to turn tail, your coverage strategy may be headed for a flop.
Each spring, approximately 3 billion migratory birds that winter in South America or southern North America turn tail and fly northward to the boreal forest.
The easiest--and typically most effective--move is simply to turn tail and fly away before detection.
During another visit in the early '80s, she and some partners driving in northern Africa had to turn tail and flee from grenade launchers trained at them by Karimojong rebels, a northern tribe notorious in Uganda.
Trent Lott (R-Miss.) would rather turn tail and run.
It was called, "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tender Turn Tail," and it ran September 15.