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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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FinancialSpreads.com now only charges investors if the Guaranteed Stop order is triggered.
Stop order can limit losses," says AK Prabhakar, senior vice president and head, equity research (retail), Anand Rathi Financial Services.
You can also create a stop order, which, when it's generated, orders that the catheter be taken out, unless the patient meets a criterion or set of criteria at the time the reminder is generated and the clinician sees that reminder.
Now those in charge of the campaign - Meriden Residents Against Illegal Developments (RAID) - have told how they are making plans to bolster their efforts when the Stop Order runs out on May 29.
The first part of the order is written like the above stop order. The second part of the order specifies a limit price.
Three consignments of seed potatoes of a different variety to those affected - already sent from the farm to others in the Scilly Isles and in Devon - have now been traced and have had a 'stop order' placed on them as a precaution.
Belize issued a stop order against the Belize Telephone Co.(BTL) requiring it to cease implementation of the new tariff structure until the socio-economic impact of the changes can be properly assessed, reports CMC (Dec.
As with a limit order, you enter a stop order at a target price or stop price.
When a neurotransmitter sends a message, a chemical stop order also must be conveyed to break the neurotransmission.
But another 22 graves were removed after the province issued a stop order on the digging, said Linda Vanden Berg, archeologist and land claim co-ordinator for the Nanoose band.
Knowing the margin-call price in advance allows the investor to place a stop order to sell at $30: [(1 - .50)(1/(1 - .30))]42 = 30.