limit order

noun Stock Market.
an order to buy or sell a specified amount of a security at a specific price.
Also called limited order.
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And even if you had a sell limit order, which lets you define a specific price to sell at, the sell would never have executed.
With a limit order, you spec ify the price at which you are willing to buy or sell a stock.
With a limit order, you tell your broker at what price you want to buy or sell the stock.
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