sell limit order

Definition

An order to a broker to sell a specified quantity of a security at or above a specified price (called the limit price).

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You need to make sure that you keep up with the sell limit order and do not take on more than you can handle.

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There was a sell limit order and the broker had to make that amount or it would not end up being a good order for us.

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After the recent run-up, the investor, thought the upside on the stock was limited, so he set a sell limit order at a price a few dollars higher than the market.

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