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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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Officers must take into account the location, surroundings, and circumstances of the stop.
An adjusted setting of the contact force of the dust stops is a significant factor concerning the wear sealing rings, in phases of strong dust stop loads, it is very important to keep the sealing closed.
caused all his Saylers and Souldiers to stop their Eares, and him selfe to be bound to the Maste of his Ship.
On the contrary, the practice of racial profiling grows from a trio of very tangible sources, all attributable to the War on Drugs, that $37 billion annual effort on the part of local, state, and federal lawmakers and cops to stop the sale and use of "illicit" substances.
The bill is a very important first step in collecting the information because, unfortunately, there are still people in this country who would say this is not a problem, that officers don't stop people because of their race," says Rachel King, legislative counsel for the ACLU.
The kids in Bowie have been harassed and treated like second-class citizens for so long, and I just wanted it to stop," Murillo says.
Therefore, the difficulty is to determine the right dust stop adjustment with adapted operational parameters.
Moreover, it may prove useful for the collection and analysis to distinguish between low and high discretion stops.
While traffic citation data can prove useful, critics argue that many stops do not result in the issuance of a citation.
It is also responsible for bus stations, bus stops and other support services for the city.
The new stop, at the Jan Heidt Metrolink Station in Newhall, gives riders access to other public transportation and taxis, telephones and car parking.
Officers always should notify the police dispatcher of the location and nature of all vehicle stops.