stop order


Definition of stop order

: an order to a broker to buy or sell respectively at the market when the price of a security advances or declines to a designated level

Examples of stop order in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The last order type is a stop order, which is just a market or limit order with an activation price that triggers the order. Jj Kinahan, Forbes, 28 Jan. 2022 Over the past year and a half, failure to stop during a red signal or stop order has contributed to multiple incidents, including an after-hours collision in fall 2019. Washington Post, 12 Mar. 2021 TerraSlate, which makes waterproof, tear-proof paper, has suffered a 30% loss in revenue as many restaurants in China, Southeast Asia and Europe have stopped ordering its paper for menus amid sharp sales declines, says company president Kyle Ewing. Paul Davidson, USA TODAY, 6 Mar. 2020 The retailer stopped ordering more supply of Exploding Kittens, and the most popular version of the game soon fell out of stock. Karen Weise, New York Times, 17 Apr. 2020 Restaurants have stopped ordering our chicken or eggs. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 Mar. 2020 Is there anyone else who can’t stop ordering from Amazon? Nandi Howard, Essence, 21 Apr. 2020 Gap and Ralph Lauren temporarily stopped ordering for the fall season, having no clear view of when stores will reopen. Anne D'innocenzio, USA TODAY, 12 Apr. 2020 Produce vendors are seeing sales plunge, with many reporting declines of 90% or more as restaurants stop ordering food and as shoppers emptying shelves at grocery stores target dry goods like beans and rice. Diya Chacko, Los Angeles Times, 31 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of stop order

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stop order was in 1882

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“Stop order.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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Legal Definition of stop order

— see order sense 4b

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