stop-loss order

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Noun1.stop-loss order - an order to a broker to sell (buy) when the price of a security falls (rises) to a designated level
purchase order, order - a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities; "IBM received an order for a hundred computers"
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There are basically three ways that changes in conditional expected return can be managed: i) Balance long and short positions (CAPM), ii) portfolio rebalancing, and iii) Trailing stop losses. Changes in conditional expected return do also play an important role when it comes to minimizing VaR.
"There is a much higher take-up of this kind of thing now than there was just two to three years ago." Hedge HOWEVER, despite stop losses, sometimes you cannot easily get rid of a huge investment exposure.