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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 seemed at odds with reality to me so I got into my car and drove to my nearest bus stop on the Coventry Road and set my GPS, I then started driving towards the city centre.
Rehman and Baart (2004) observed twelve stops in Hindko language spoken by people of Kundal Shahi.
Rather, their recommendations highlight the safety of the officer and the community, along with the adequate and sufficient force necessary to effect a stop and possible arrest of an armed offender.
The second half of the year, there were only four drivers who passed the stop arm.
This means that the surface pressure of the sealing rings must exceed the pressure build-up in front of the dust stops.
Two of the flag stops will be shared with MTA stops along the Pacific Coast Highway and in Malibu at Cross Creek to facilitate regional connections for bus riders.
Resistance occurs while the drugs are leaving the bloodstream and are present in concentrations too low to stop the virus from growing.
This article exhumes a once popular variant of that story and tells how wise Ulysses, contrary to the ancient myth, came to stop his own ears against all allurements.
The number of drug charges resulting from stops on the turnpike were 370 last year, compared with 494 drug charges in 1999.
Since this past summer alone, the number of local and state police departments volunteering to collect data on traffic stops has grown from about 50 departments nationwide to well over 200.
The men in green suits still stop and grill Mexican-American citizens and legal residents.
and exits the mixing chamber via the dust stops, needs to be disposed of, which is expensive.