At the close order

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At the close order

In the context of securities, an all or none market order that is to be executed at the closing price of the security on the exchange. If the execution cannot be made under this condition, the order is to be treated as cancelled.

In the context of futures and options, refers to a contract that is to be executed on some exchanges during the closing period, a period in which there is a range of prices.

At the Close Order

1. An order to buy or sell a security at the best price available when an exchange closes.

2. An order to buy or sell a security at the security's price when an exchange closes. If this price is not available, the order is canceled.
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As soon as dinner was over, and Tom had been questioned by such of his neighbours as were curious as to his birth, parentage, education, and other like matters, East, who evidently enjoyed his new dignity of patron and mentor, proposed having a look at the close, which Tom, athirst for knowledge, gladly assented to; and they went out through the quadrangle and past the big fives court, into the great playground.
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25 per share was declared on the outstanding 4% Non-Cumulative Preferred stock, payable on April 3, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 12, 2007.
25% Redeemable Cumulative Convertible Perpetual Preferred stock, Series C (the "Series C Preferred Stock"), payable February 15, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2007.
4254 per share representing the dividend payment originally due August 15, 2006, was declared on the outstanding Series C Preferred Stock, payable February 15, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2007.
3689 per share representing the dividend payment originally due November 15, 2006, was declared on the outstanding Series C Preferred Stock, payable February 15, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2007.
3125 per share representing the dividend payment due February 15, 2007, was declared on the outstanding Series C Preferred Stock, payable February 15, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2007.
3050 per share representing the dividend payment originally due May 15, 2006, was declared on the outstanding 5 1/8% Cumulative Convertible Perpetual Preferred stock, Series D (the "Series D Preferred Stock"), payable February 15, 2007, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2007.
1408 per share representing the dividend payment originally due August 15, 2006, was declared on the outstanding Series D Preferred Stock, payable February 15, 2007, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2007.
Multi Income Trust had previously announced that the reorganization was expected to become effective at the close of business on July 28, 2005, or such later date as determined by Multi-Income Trust and Income Fund.
NASDAQ's Closing Cross provides a deep, orderly market and certainty of price at the close.
Amazon, although up to 233 1/8 during the day, closed down 3 1/2 to 214 1/2 at the close.