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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Stop losses are used, as the name suggests, to manage downside risk.
THERE are three rules anyone looking to make money trading on the stock market should follow: focus on money management, know when to stop losses and take profits and be on the look out for key patterns That might sound simple enough but, in practice, it can be much more complex.
LONDON -- Stop losses are an ideal tool with which to minimise your spread betting losses.