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In the equities market, a reversal; unwind.
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A change in a security's price trend.
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Instead the worker hit the panic button to alert police and the robber grabbed the equipment before turning tail and feeing the scene.
SOMETIMES in life you simply have to throw up your hands and say 'I give up.' There's absolutely nothing wrong with rolling over, showing your yellow belly, turning tail or throwing in the towel.
Turning tail or pulling off onto the shoulder/airport of refuge is second.

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