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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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Exploiting results about normalized spacings among order statistics developed by Barlow and Prochan (1966), we first revisit one of the main results in Moldovanu and Sela (2001): if punishment is not feasible, the optimal prize structure offers a single reward to the top performer.
The first statistic is the average relative discrepancy among the sample order statistics and the expected order statistics from a multiple of the beta distribution.
Results for order statistics and lower record values are deduced as special cases and a characterization of extended type I generalized logistic distribution has been obtained on using conditional expectation and recurrence relation for marginal moment generating functions.
The model then utilizes order statistics, nonparametric, Bayesian learning to model the opponent preferences and profiles which deals with any unknown data distribution.
n;n,m,k] (k[less than or equal to]1, m is a real number) be 'n' generalized order statistics.
This step removes both the first and the second order statistics of the data; both the mean and covariance are set to zero and the variances are equalize.
White, The Moments of Log-Weibull Order Statistics, Technometrics 11, 373-386 (1969).
It details several highly important topics, from standard ones such as order statistics, multivariate normal, and convergence concepts, to more advanced ones which are usually not addressed at this mathematical level, or have never previously appeared in textbook form.
Developed at Charles University in Prague, this graduate textbook explains the mathematical theory behind maximum likelihood estimators (M-estimators), L-estimators based on order statistics, R-estimators based on the ranks of their residuals, the multivariate location model, and some goodness-of-fit tests.
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In contrast to previous chapters, the final one focuses on topics requiring higher- order statistics.
In over 100 exercises, supported by the accompanying CD-ROM, she describes probability concepts, discrete probability distributions, continuous probability distributions, mathematical expectation, limit theorems, transitions to statistics, estimating theory, hypothesis testing theory, order statistics and quantiles, permutation analysis, bootstrap analysis, multiple sample analysis, linear least squares analysis and contingency truth analysis.

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