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Financial terms in "Mutual Funds"

1. income shares

2. identify shares

3. fund administration

4. mutual fund

5. interval fund

6. emerging market fund

7. fund balance

8. fund manager

9. capital appreciation fund

10. Public Investment Fund

11. total bond fund

12. in escrow

13. index investing

14. gaming industry ETF

15. pooled income fund

16. grade

17. mutual fund symbol

18. Load fund

19. Sharpe ratio

20. discounted

21. Level load

22. upgrade

23. long term capital management (LTCM)

24. Discount

25. redemption suspension

26. specialized fund

27. flow of funds

28. calmar ratio

29. benchmark risk

30. basket product

31. lease fund

32. Level 3 asset

33. rating

34. capital guarantee

35. target retirement fund

36. ISIN

37. sentiment

38. Rule 12b-1 fee

39. small-cap fund

40. discount to net asset value

41. objective

42. expense limit

43. India ETF

44. Hulbert Financial Digest

45. 12b-1 plan

46. event driven

47. Family of funds

48. management expense ratio (MER)

49. pure no-load fund

50. good delivery

51. Libyan Investment Authority (LIA)

52. triple exemption

53. fund switching

54. international ETF

55. Face value

56. Capital gains distribution

57. expense

58. unitized fund

59. Equity fund

60. uncertainty

61. Government Of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC)

62. account fee

63. Front-End Load

64. yardstick

65. distributor

66. institutional shares

67. Strategic Investment Fund

68. mutual fund theorem

69. hedge fund

70. PIMCO

71. blend fund

72. performance-based compensation

73. global assets under management

74. textile industry ETF

75. venture capital fund

76. Financial instrument

77. No-Load Fund

78. redemption mechanism

79. Iceland Stock Exchange (ICEX)

80. index ETF

81. Level 2 asset

82. mutual fund timing

83. mutual fund share classes

84. Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)

85. mandatory sinking-fund redemption

86. asset size

87. Council of Institutional Investors (CII)

88. pharmaceutical industry ETF

89. Acquired Fund Fees And Expenses (AFFE)

90. Systematic withdrawal

91. fund category

92. total stock fund

93. breaking the buck

94. long

95. style

96. best ask

97. portfolio depositary receipt

98. unlimited risk

99. State General Reserve Fund

100. tax-managed fund

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Stop Order

Categories: Investing and Trading, Brokerages,

You can issue a stop order, which instructs your broker to buy or sell a security once it trades at a certain price, called the stop price. Stop orders are entered below the current price if you are selling and above the current price if you are buying. Once the stop price is reached, your order becomes a market order and is executed.For example, if you owned a stock currently trading at $35 a share that you feared might drop in price, you could issue a stop order to sell if the price dropped to $30 a share to protect yourself against a larger loss. The risk is that if the price drops very quickly, and other orders have been placed before yours, the stock could actually end up selling for less than $30. You can give a stop order as a day order or as a good 'til canceled (GTC) order. You might use a buy stop order if you have sold stock short anticipating a downward movement of market price of the security. If, instead, the price rises to the stop price, the order will be executed, limiting your loss. However, there is a risk with this type of order if the market price of the stock rises very rapidly. Other orders entered ahead of yours will be executed first, and you might buy at a price considerably higher than the stop limit, increasing your loss.

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