sell out


A situation in which a broker sells shares of stock on behalf of an investor who does not settle a trade. This can be employed in the event that an investor faces a margin call.

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I thought the band was a complete sell out and did not care about the fans at all and wanted money.

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You may want to try and sell out all of your old product if you need to make room on your shelves for the new.

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The sell out occurred, the broker had not received any communication from the client so this was the only option.

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