stopped stock

stopped stock

A broker's order with a specialist in which the specialist guarantees a specific price or better.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Short selling has done a lot of damage to the savings of ordinary investors, including more than a million HBOS savers." L&G stopped stock lending yesterday, and, like HBOS, said that it only made "a few million a year" from the business.