stop-loss

Definition

A stop order for which the specified price is below the current market price and the order is to sell.

Use stop-loss in a sentence

You may want to implement a stop-loss on a project so that you never allow yourself to get in to deep.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 5 people found this helpful.

It was a stop-loss and that meant that it was below the current market price, which was very odd to us.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 3 people found this helpful.

The stop-loss was eventually created as part of our complex strategy for minimizing risk and maximizing potential long term gains.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 10 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Browse Definitions by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
stop hunting protective stop