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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In this short note, we give the concepts of weak correlation orders in higher dimensions and show that the weak correlation orders imply stop-loss order of multivariate dependent risks with the same marginals.
stop-loss orders. (6) As described in the official army press release,
We identified a dollar value and instituted a stop-loss order to sell on it.
"Stop-Loss Order for Portfolios of Dependent Risks." Insurance: Mathematics & Economics, vol.
It can make sense to place stop-loss orders on stocks, which will trigger an automatic sale if the stock falls by a set percentage.
Although Congress ended the draft in 1973, it subsequently authorized stop-loss orders as a way of retaining personnel with combat experience and special skills.
Another way to use limit orders on the sell side is to enter "stop-loss" orders with your broker, A stop-loss order is used primarily to limit losses on profitable stock positions.
Although he was due to be out of the service by now, the Army specialist and others in the company were among those whose discharges were blocked after President Bush issued a stop-loss order earlier this summer.
These accounts are leveraged so that you ante up on only 8% of the total amount invested; losses are protected by entering what's called a stop-loss order. Stop-loss orders allow traders to cut their losses if a downward trend in the account is detected.
"DOMA served as a stop-loss order for members of the Senate," says Frank.
There are rumours that there is a large stop-loss order in the market at around $1,010, but so far this has not been tested.
The current trading range has not changed but the pressure remains on the downside as a fresh sell stop-loss order hit.