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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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The Man Who Would Stop at Nothing: Long-Distance Motorcycling's Endless Road provides a quirky travelogue from an author who participated in long-distance motorcycle trips to understand its obsession.
Murdoch said he would "stop at nothing" if he discovered that this was true.
Garry is only too familiar with growing up without a father and will stop at nothing to ensure the same doesn't happen to his lad.
Pearce is out for revenge and will stop at nothing to get it.
Apple, which is notorious for banning applications from its iPhone store for arbitrary (or worse) reasons, initially barred a joke-telling application called "The Comic Fortune Cookie." According to Rick Cipes, proprietor of Outrageous App, Apple singled out one joke, a particularly Jewish one, for constituting "objectionable content." "I fired off a rant, with a lot of explanation points, basically saying how this joke has been in circulation for 50 years," Cipes e-mails, "and I am former journalist who is going to stop at nothing and make their lives miserable until they reversed their decision, blah, blah." Anyway, all's well that ends well: You can download the app, for free, onto your iPhone or compatible iPod.
Or will my azaleas have to suffer because of a nanny state attitude towards the lack of self-control of a few selfish, drug-taking individuals who will stop at nothing to alter their state of consciousness?
Legal representatives acting for the Toxteth-born criminal told the Court of Appeal that police would "stop at nothing" to convict him.
There is nothing more dangerous than the truth, and there are those who will stop at nothing to prevent it from getting out.
Israeli Peace Now Secretary-General Yariv Oppenheimer responded to reports on Ynet of a carpenter living in the archaeological site in Susiya, saying, 'The outpost industry will stop at nothing in order to continue thriving.'<p>He added, 'The use of the historic site in Susiya is cynical exploitation in order to operate against the law and expand the settlement enterprise in the [Palestinian] territories.'
EA said that the head-bashing Orc Choppa and oath-sworn Dwarf Slayer are brutal, unrelenting fighters who will stop at nothing to claim victory over their opponents on the Realm vs.
We know from history that there will always be those who are impervious to reason or accommodation--enemies who will stop at nothing to do us harm.
As he seeks to overturn his father's will, family secrets surface and there's someone unknown who will stop at nothing, not even murder, to insure that Nick fails.