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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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MARTIN Stephenson and The Daintees will mark the 30th anniversary of Boat To Bolivia with a track-by-track tour that will stop off at Birmingham's O2 Institute on Friday November 25.
The walk to Lingmoor isn't too strenuous, and you should complete it within an hour, as long as you don't stop off at the Chocolate Factory on the way.
So it makes sense for families with small children to have somewhere that they know they can stop off and stretch their legs and let the children burn off some energy and learn something at the same time.
Taxi drivers in Bray, Co Wicklow, warn drunken teens now stop off in the head shop for highs on the way home, instead of the chipper One driver said: "Young people are getting us to stop there on the way home, or the way to a party.
A Red Cross road show will stop off in the North East to teach young people about skills in first aid and road safety.
Goldie Lookin Chain (Carling Academy, 0870 771 2000) Famous for their Adidas gear, chavtastic Argos jewellery and, most recently, Maggot appearing on Celebrity Big Brother, the Newport rappers have hit the road with their new tour and stop off at the Academy tomorrow.
ON THE DRIVE BACK to San Diego we decide to stop off at Klamath Falls again and maybe skate the pool we had heard about last lime we were there.
This year's ceremony will take place in Edinburgh on November 6, and Tyneside will provide the last stop off for the Road To Edinburgh tour when the crowd-pulling Brett Anderson and his Suede bandmates headline the Opera House gig on October 26.
where for the next few days they tour the Canadian Bushplane Museum, venture onboard the Agawa Canyon Tour Train, stop off at the Sault Casino, as well as visit sights in northern Michigan, including Teqamenon Falls and Whitefish Point by motor coach before returning to their starting point in Mackinaw City.