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Sell order

An order that may take many different forms by an investor to a broker to sell a particular stock, bond, option, future, mutual fund, or other holding.

Sell Order

An order to a broker to sell a security. A sell order may take any of a number of forms. Depending on the nature of the order, the broker may execute it at the best available price when the order is made, at a set price designated by the client, or according to a more complicated formula. Additionally, the sell order may or may not have an expiration date (though most do). See also: Buy order.

sell order

A brokerage order to sell a specified amount of a security.
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The regulator observed that the entities placed buy and sell orders in a synchronised manner within seconds of each other and reversed the trades within a short time with wide variation in prices of the trades.
All buy and sell orders entered during the pre-opening of QAMCO must have a price limit.
Specifically, Trader A placed large buy and sell orders and then cancelled them.
The accused broker has also been found placing buy orders of huge quantity just before the close of market to entice general investors by creating the artificial demand of the shares and subsequent placement of sell orders to sell their holding at a beneficial price.
DMA permits brokerage companies to mandate a global broker to use its DMA access point to place buy and sell orders as some sort of electronic trading via the internet, allowing global brokers to directly trade on the market.
My dumbest investment moves have led me to prefer making my buy and sell orders while the markets are closed.
It permits brokerage companies to mandate a global broker to use its DMA access point to place buy and sell orders in the form of electronic trading via the internet, allowing global brokers to directly trade on the market.
FX traders, like many investors, have trimmed their bets or pulled their offers to sell euros ahead of the cliffhanger election, but the apparent paucity of physical sell orders noted by many in the markets should not be taken as any sign of actual confidence in the common currency.
Elpida, which is set to be delisted March 28, was untraded with massive sell orders.
During that time about 2.4 trillion won ($2.16 billion) in sell orders from foreign investors were processed, most of them through Deutsche Bank s local securities unit.
Over the past three sessions, foreign investors have placed net sell orders before the market opened.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is seeking public comment on new proposals that will require the marking of all sell orders as either normal or short sales.