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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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This research focuses on the concept of stoppage time (Sutter & Kocher, 2004), often also described as injury time (Garicano, Palacios-Huerta, & Prendergast, 2005; Rocha, Sanches, Souza, & da Silva, 2013; Scoppa, 2008).
Closer examination of the reasons for the stoppage suggested the EAC unions were not being as public-spirited as they claimed.
Researchers said that subsequent childbearing appeared to be normal until the time an affected child would typically start to show symptoms or be diagnosed, indicating that the stoppage was likely the result of a parental choice or circumstance, rather than a reproductive problem.
The victory, Chisora's fourth stoppage of the year which took his record to 19 wins from 23 fights, ensured he defended his WBO International title and took the WBA belt.
Recommendation S Quigg to win by stoppage 2pts 4-1 bet365, Coral, Paddy Power
The big stoppage that we had planned for the last quarter of this year, the Amuay catalytic complex, is being postponed until January .
And a 36-hour stoppage by general workers in France, due to start tomorrow night, is expected to affect the pre-bank holiday plans of many Britons.
A total of 734 or 80 percent reported confidence that the M4 will fire without malfunction in combat; and 81 percent did not experience a stoppage while engaging the enemy.
In a strongly-worded letter to union president Jack O'Connor, Mr Mannion said those staff had shown complete disregard for customers by giving no prior notice of their stoppage.
Major work stoppages idled 70,000 workers in 2006, a decline from the number of workers involved in major work stoppages in 2005.
One was on Donovan during stoppage time in the first half, and the other was on second-half substitute Quavas Kirk, whose 15-yarder in stoppage time forced Onstad to go airborne.
DAVID PRICE secured a medal in Melbourne today after winning his super-heavyweight guarter-final with another stoppage victory.