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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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Provide receiving workers copies of the original purchase orders but with the quantities ordered blanked out.
She ordered a piece of Native American pottery and a silver-tone watch as gifts for friends.
They chose to look at thyroid function because the tests are commonly ordered and because there is widespread agreement about which tests are appropriate for different clinical conditions.
Undisclosed customers have ordered one 787-8, three 787-9 and three 747-8 airplanes specifically designated for the VIP market.
Through his maintenance of the shares he was ordered to divest, Carl Thomas received financial gain and other benefits, satisfying the effect element.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that AICPA, directly, indirectly, or through any person or other device, in connection with its activities in or affecting commerce, as "commerce" is defined in Section 4 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, shall forthwith cease and desist from:
Justice Farley further ordered that the Receivership Order and the CCAA Order be extended to include Argus Corporation Limited and five of its subsidiary companies which collectively own, directly or indirectly, 61.
Luxembourg's Cargolux has ordered 10 freighters, and Nippon Cargo Airlines ordered eight.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, pursuant to section 8(e) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, as amended, (12 U.
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