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Turn

In the equities market, a reversal; unwind.

Reversal

A change in a security's price trend.
References in classic literature ?
All Paris will cheer him now our cursed Colonel has turned tail.
DOG owner Dot Aaron howled with laughter when a curry deliveryman turned tail and ran off after a greeting from her fearsome-looking pet.
Cowardly Mark Lewis, 51, turned tail and dived out of the kitchen window, cutting himself as he went.
one one-time definite Leaver is now an undecided, so the rumour goes, and might, just might, have turned tail and become a Remainer.
Asian markets turned tail on Wednesday as fears over instability in the European Union returned with a vengeance.
If any of it wasn't to his liking, he could have turned tail and headed back to Holland to Mrs A, allowing the Black Cats to press on with the job in hand.
But when the cue came for the donkey to walk up a ramp into the church, it refused to budge, turned tail and went back into its horse box.
it/dossier/lampedusa-strage-di-migranti/lampedusa-il-sindaco-incendio-ignorato-da-tre-pescherecci/141784/140318) said that fishing crews turned tail because they could have been charged with breaking immigration laws if they had rescued the migrants and taken them ashore.
Cheap dollars that fueled a boom in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa over the past decade have turned tail since Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, warned in May of a 'taper' in the U.
The intruders realized they had not picked a helpless target and did what criminals usually do when facing armed resistance; they turned tail and ran away