sell order

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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An iceberg sell order for 200 lots at the original higher price was then entered by the Sydney Rates Trader.
8, 2005, Mizuho Securities mistakenly placed a sell order for 610,000 shares in J-Com Co.
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