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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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We just couldn't get no stops down the stretch," forward Mike Moser said.
We made stops down the stretch and made free throws, too," he added before admitting that the win erased bitter memories of a famous fold-up against defunct Powerade two years ago.
after a busy day and a few after-work drinks, you close your eyes to relax and wake up five stops down the line.
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On the open Sydney ran the sell stops down through Friday's lows in EUR/USD.