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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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At a conference on the HGI held in April 1991 at the New York Academy of Medicine, for example, all of the scientist speakers insisted both that ethics was being taken care of by this funding and that HGI itself was no longer stoppable.
The military leadership of SPLA calls upon IGAD mediation team, Tanzanian President, AU, Troika, international community and the friends of South Sudan to put enough pressure on Salva Kiir so that he orders his troops to halt these imminent attacks before armed confrontations reach uncontrollable, stoppable and unmanageable levels," he said.
US shale is unstoppable at US$100 a barrel but it's clearly stoppable at US$60" he said.
Last month, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei deplored the violence used against the defenseless people in Egypt, and underlined the necessity for a return to democracy and respect for people's vote in Egypt, and said, "After years of (being ruled by) a dictatorial regime, they held a healthy election thanks to the Islamic Awakening and this trend of democracy is not stoppable.
Cisse chipped in with his traditional 25-yard tap-in, but it was a pretty decent, all-round effort, although the goals conceded were stoppable.
And just 20 minutes later captain Clarke, who spent time before the Games training with David Beckham, tricked his way through the Spanish defence and unleashed an stoppable shot.
ANDREA PIRLO is set to win player of the tournament - but Spain have to realise he IS stoppable.
And James Dayton then sprung the offside trap to race in and beat Brown at his near post with a shot that looked stoppable.
Then British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's racism, prejudice and callousness were blamed for this easily stoppable famine.
But he got beat between the pads by Daniel Alfredsson with 6 seconds left in the first and surrendered the winner on a long - and stoppable - shot by Jason Spezza with 3:21 left in the second.
I have seen two stoppable goals go in and we need to hold onto the ball more and make the right decisions.
Greenway started the brighter side and the visitors were indebted to a couple of fine saves by their keeper before finally managing a breakthrough when Maloney fired home an un stoppable free-kick from just outside the box.