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1. Of or relating to a stop order that limits one's potential loss on an investment.
2. Of or relating to a policy requiring military personnel whose contracts have expired to remain on active duty.
(Stock Exchange) commerce of or relating to an order to a broker in a commodity or security market to close an open position at a specified price in order to limit any loss
Presidential authority under Title 10 US Code 12305 to suspend laws relating to promotion, retirement, or separation of any member of the Armed Forces determined essential to the national security of the United States ("laws relating to promotion" broadly includes, among others, grade tables, current general or flag officer authorizations, and E8 and 9 limits). This authority may be exercised by the President only if Reservists are serving on active duty under Title 10 authorities for Presidential Reserve Callup Authority, partial mobilization, or full mobilization. See also mobilization; partial mobilization; Presidential Reserve Callup Authority.