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Stem The Tide

Updated on March 8, 2023

Stem the Tide is a term used to express the desire or the need to change the continuity of an unfavourable trend that is resulting in losses for the investor or trader.

It does not refer to an action that results in an immediate turn of events or the stopping of an ongoing trend. Rather it refers to slowing down the impact and gradually bringing it to a stop. This term is used in reference to the existing long-term trends (usually more than a year) and the need to reverse or stop them. Traders and investors usually refer to it in relation to any negative trend resulting in losses and the need to stop it from being worse.