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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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With the latest contract, the Pentagon ordered around $750 million worth of Firefinder radars.
Chile's Geological and Mining Service emphasized that no mandatory evacuations have been ordered around the remote volcano, about 280 kilometers southeast of Concepcion, though the closest roads to it are in Argentina.
While most mining texts are ordered around theoretical framework, this text for students and mining engineers presents theory in connection with practical problems, based on data gathered from several mines in different countries.
But as skirmishes continued ahead of the poll, which must be held by June 3 but is expected in May, the opposition dismissed Mr Brown as "a weak Prime Minister being ordered around by a divided cabinet".
PESHAWAR (PAN): Pakistan has ordered around 60,000 Afghan refugees living in tribal areas to leave the country, officials said.
Initially after 9/11, no-fly zones, called TFRs (temporary flight restrictions), were ordered around all nuclear power plants.