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Definition of "stop-loss" []

  • A requirement for soldiers to remain in service beyond their normal discharge date. (noun)
  • A stop loss order. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stop-loss" in a sentence
  • "When the exchange rate neared ¥76 to a dollar, it triggered automatic trades, known as stop-loss orders, to buy yen and sell dollars, said Peter Gorra , managing director of foreign-exchange trading at BNP Paribas in New York."
  • "Europe's single currency also slid on speculation that so- called stop-loss orders were activated once it breached $1.35 overnight, Kit Juckes, head of foreign-exchange strategy at Societe Generale SA in London, wrote in a client note today."
  • "Well he got two hundred and fifty thousand dollars together and he used it to cover all his stock market speculation losses, his picks all went down and he didn't have stop-loss orders, basically gambling stupidly."
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