Stop Order - Definition

An order to buy or sell if the price is up / down to rise or fall on / under a certain price stop. When buying a stop is used to make an investment, but only if an established uptrend. When selling a stop order is used as protection against a sudden drop in share price, or to lock in profits already made, and is also known as stop loss order.



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