Limit Order

Business / Finance / Limit Order: An order to buy a stock at or below a specified price, or to sell a stock at or above a specified price. For instance, you could tell a broker 'buy me 100 shares of XYZ Corp at $8 or less' or 'sell 100 shares of XYZ at $10 or better' The customer specifies a price, and the order can be executed only if the market reaches or betters that price. A conditional trading order designed to avoid the danger of adverse unexpected price changes.

Other Words for Limit

Limit Noun Synonyms: check, curb, bridle, restrict, restrain, hold in check
Limit Verb Synonyms: set, define, determine, fix
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Other Words for Order

Order Noun Synonyms: organization, uniformity, regularity, system, pattern, symmetry, harmony, tidiness, orderliness, neatness
Order Verb Synonyms: organization, arrangement, grouping, disposition, form, structure, categorization, systematization or systemization, classification, codification, disposal, layout, array, sequence, set-up
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Buy Minus Order

Business / Finance / Buy Minus Order: In the context of general equities, rare market or limit order to buy a stated amount of a stock, provided that the price to be obtained is not higher than the last sale if the last sale is a minus or MORE

Buy Limit Order

Business / Finance / Buy Limit Order: A conditional trading order that indicates a security may be purchased only at the designated price or lower. Related: Sell limit order. MORE

Stop-Limit Order

Business / Finance / Stop-Limit Order: An order given a depository institution not to pay out cash for a check; often used when the check has been stolen or lost. MORE

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