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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The main result of Lu and Zhang [3] showed that the correlation order implied stop-loss order for portfolios of multivariate dependent risks; that is, [mathematical expression not reproducible].
Discuss with your husband the necessity for a stop-loss order. Up to how much are you willing to lose?
But if you say you have a stop-loss order on, the investor would understand.
Yes, each trade needs to be put into writing before it is executed; technique, entry point, order details, emergency exit if you are wrong, profitable exit strategy (for instance, trailing stop-loss order), etc.
Those of you who invest in the stock market will be familiar with a Stop-Loss Order. That's the automatic trigger that is set with your broker to limit the loss on a stock's position.
The May 6, 2010, flash crash highlights the significant risk in market orders (they can literally be executed at any price) and the outdated, dangerous nature of stop-loss orders (a stop-loss order, in essence, becomes a market order).
* Never use stop-loss orders. A stop-loss order becomes a market order when a security trades at or below the order price.
But those who sold were burned, perhaps because of a stop-loss order triggered by error.
The president has refused to issue a stop-loss order to halt the dismissal of our brave service people and continues to allow budgetary funds to pay for the implementation of this policy.
Peirce and Richard bend over backward to portray King as a model soldier and genuine patriot who rebels against the stop-loss order not because of cowardice or politics, but because he feels personally betrayed by a government he's already served far beyond the call of duty.