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Order

Instruction to a broker/dealer to buy, sell, deliver, or receive securities or commodities that commits the issuer of the "order" to the terms specified. See: indication, inquiry, bid wanted, offer wanted.

Order

An instruction, especially to a broker, to buy, sell, or conduct some other transaction involving a security or commodity. For example, if a client wishes to buy 100 shares in AT&T, he/she makes an order to a broker to that effect. Orders may take a number of forms. A market order is an order to conduct a transaction at the current market price. A limit order is an order to conduct a transaction at a stated price or better. A stop order is an order to conduct a transaction at the best available price after a certain stated price is reached. Finally, a stop-limit order is a stop order that becomes a limit order when the stated price (known as the stop price) is reached.

order

A customer's instructions to buy or sell securities.
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Under the plan, up to 865GL of water can be allocated annually from the Ord River downstream of the Ord River Dam, providing a reliable water supply to satisfy future irrigation demand, Mr Redman said.
Judge Harris said he would weight up a pre-sentence report suggesting Ord is still a dangerous offender with his "acceptance of the gravity of his action and his potential to engage in prison programmes.
He said: "We are disappointed that Mr Ord wants to push this through rather than listening to the genuine concerns of our members.
The Ord Stage 3 Project was granted Major Project Status late last year, a first for any agriculture project in the Northern Territory.
Two weeks later, on April 11, Ord pounced on his 58-year-old victim, punching her to the ground and raping her before running away.
Ord lost his place in Peter Reid's team last season because of a back injury.
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Robert Ord, director of the Gonda Center, carbon monoxide levels in blood are measured on a number scale, with two being average.
Alliance Imaging will begin an immediate search for a Chief Financial Officer and Ord will assist in the transition of his duties to his successor.
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