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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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This helps to ensure your client pays agreed-upon prices only for goods ordered and received.
She ordered a piece of Native American pottery and a silver-tone watch as gifts for friends.
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Following the leadership of Carl Thomas, they also failed to divest their shares when ordered to do so.
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Continental ordered 10 additional Boeing 787 jetliners and 34 737s, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported, quoting unnamed sources.
Airbus books order for 18 A319s: Germanwings ordered 18 Airbus A319 jetliners and placed options for 12 additional planes, Air Transport World reported.
In addition, ManageSoft Self-Service Ordering provides an enterprise ordering portal including a dynamic rules engine that enables easy ordering of software within corporate standards, migration of user data from old computers, and automatic download and installation of the ordered software on new computers.
Kansas-based Eldorado National ordered TwinVision(R) amber all-LED electronic destination sign systems for a total of 34 new buses in the public transit fleets in Oakland, Calif.
com's (Nasdaq:AMZN) largest new product release ever, with more than 500,000 copies ordered in just four months on www.