Stop Order

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Stop Order

A direction by a customer to a stock Broker, directing the broker to wait until a stock reaches a particular price and then to complete the transaction by purchasing or selling shares of that stock.

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An ordinary stop order such as the automatic mandatory ones that are attached to every single open position at Capital Spreads, are subject to market gapping or slippage.
Because catheter reminders and stop orders are beneficial regardless of the technology used - from verbal bedside reminders to computer-generated stop orders - these interventions appear to be low-cost strategies that could be implemented in any health care system," according to Meddings and her co-authors: Mary A.
In a move that is anticipated to be widely welcomed by the firm's customers, ETX Capital will now allow clients the ability to place trailing stop orders in order to lock in their potential profits from volatile markets and manage their spread betting and CFD gains, and the many associated risks, more effectively.
The information alleges that Villalba did not put the stop orders in place as he represented and, as a result, lost millions of dollars of investor money.
Traditionally, trailing stop orders are canceled when connectivity is interrupted, and a trader's position is exposed to risk.
They also placed stop orders on the certificates in question and additionally sought a Temporary Restraining Order from the court insuring that Dorfman could not circumvent the stop orders and dispose of the stock which he claimed he still had.
ETFs can be traded as easily as stocks throughout the trading day, bought on margin, sold short (even on a downtick), and handled as limit and stop orders.
com)has placed administrative stop orders on the 2,960,000 free trading shares issued to Investor's Equity Corp.
Sonic's institutional platform also offers a suite of risk management functionality, which enables clients to stop orders, restrict buying power and prevent short-selling rule violations.
Users can specify market, limit, and stop orders, plus time limits and special conditions -- 24 hours-a-day.