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stop order

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An order to a broker to buy or sell a stock when it reaches a specified level of decline or gain in price.

stop order

n
(Stock Exchange) stock exchange an instruction to a broker to sell one or more shares when the price offered for them falls below a stipulated level. Also called: stop-loss order

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n.
an order to a broker to buy or sell a security if the market price goes above or below a designated level.
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Noun1.stop 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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Justice Onesmus Makau said he could not issue stop orders before hearing both parties.
EUR-USD reportedly has sell stop orders clustered around 1.
Buy stop orders were also triggered in the gold futures market on today's advance.
After numerous notices and stop orders from the City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro), the company implemented corrective measures but these, according to Gatchalian, 'seemed to be more window-dressing than long-term.
In 2016, this resulted in ASIC requiring corrective disclosure from issuers on 134 occasions, making 56 interim stop orders and 5 final stop orders (with most of this regulatory action relating to IPOs).
com)-- Financial Spreads, the UK spread trading and CFD provider, has made two important updates to its Guaranteed Stop orders, the updates reduce trading costs and increase risk management flexibility for investors.
Markets whooshed down, countless stop orders were executed, and then markets whooshed right back up, arguably resulting in at least a semi-permanent impairment of capital.
For more on how to protect a client's portfolio, and Benjamin Graham, please see these previous Mike Patton posts: The Value of Using Trailing Stop Orders: A How-To Using ETF Trailing Stop Orders in Portfolios: Watch the Price
The agency said there is no direct evidence that any drinking water has been affected and said the stop orders were issued out of "an abundance of caution.
One common phenomenon that may be exacerbating the sudden swings is cascading stop orders, a condition in which a big move triggers stop orders which in turn cause the market to set off other stop orders and inappropriately moves the market.
It is important to understand that trend reversal is frequently accompanied by high volatility, which hampers using stop orders.