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Stop

1. An order to a broker to buy or sell a security at the best available price once a certain, stated price is reached. Suppose that price is $50. A stop order remains inactive until that security begins trading at $50, at which point the broker may fill the order at best price he/she is able to find. See also: Stop-limit order, Stop-loss order.

2. An order by the SEC to stop a new issue from taking place because of an omission or inaccuracy on its filing statement. See also: Deficiency letter.
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There is no cure for pipe dreams and there is no cure for the trespassing skater who will stop at nothing short of death to kill himself in order to live.
HISD will remain committed to serving all of our students and it will stop at nothing to make sure they all succeed.
From a 100-pound piece of tractor bumper sent to the University of Pennsylvania (a sample of how a candidate spent her summer vacation), to the student who wrote his Harvard application holding a pen between his toes, it seems that students will stop at nothing in an attempt to call attention to themselves.
When he starts checking, its makers will stop at nothing to halt his investigation.
Relying on the rocket pack, his own ingenuity and the help of his girlfriend Jenny (Jennifer Connelly), Cliff must fend off villains, such as Hollywood matinee idol Neville Sinclair (Timothy Dalton), who will stop at nothing to take control of the device and use it in their quests to rule the world.
As Tyber Zann, players will stop at nothing as they seek to further the sinister agenda of the Zann Consortium and become the most notorious criminal leader since Jabba the Hutt.
The White Queen is the story of the women caught up in the ongoing conflict for the throne - they are some of the most ruthless players in history and will stop at nothing to support their own causes and those of the ones they love.
Tracy gives a flawless performance, while Robert Ryan is also on fine form as the leader of the townsfolk who will stop at nothing to ensure their secret remains unexposed.
The same State protection should be restored for Mr Heffernan, who fears the scum targeting him will stop at nothing to get him.
THE detective leading the investigation into the murder of 80-year-old Jenny Methven yesterday vowed to stop at nothing to catch the killer.
Going against the insurmountable, it won't be easy but when failure is not an option, they will stop at nothing to succeed, at the cost of anything.
The fact that Brendan planted his credit card on Danny's body spurs Warren on to stop at nothing to get to the bottom of Brendan's past and by the end of the week, Brendan is lying unconscious in hospital.