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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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He claimed Ord had not been drinking since being locked up, and as this offence pre-dated his jail term he asked magistrates to consider not handing out a further immediate custodial sentence.
One of the women was lying next to her daughter when she was raped by Ord - who laughed at another victim when she woke to find him on top of her as she slept next to her partner, the court heard.
On a happier note, Mr Ord said one of his best memories was covering the 2008 Capital of Culture celebrations.
And after the match was abandoned, just as the floodlights were warming up, the youngster was straight back on the M1 (albeit as a passenger this time, the Bears hiring a driver to prevent Ord clocking up 600 miles in 24 hours) destination Durham for the start of the three-day Second XI Championship fixture today.
Ord will no doubt look back and laugh if he goes on to register a Warwickshire career as illustrious as his grandfa-ther's.
The plant has created approximately 40 new jobs in the city of Ord.
Ord sees the same kind of metaphysical nationalism in the purchase of Canadian abstract art by Alan Jarvis, while at the same time rejecting American abstract expressionism.
Strathclyde Firemaster Jeff Ord - nicknamed Fireman Bam by strikers - insists the equipment must not leave fire stations during the impending industrial action, due to start on Tuesday.
Dragon pals Ord, Cassie, Zak, Wheezie and Quetzal are all on hand to help the youngsters - on stage and off - unravel the mystery.
The strategy lays out a prioritized agenda for children's environmental health research throughout the ORD, with the goal of reducing some of the uncertainty in EPA risk assessments for children.