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Immediate Or Cancel Order (IOC)

Immediate Or Cancel Order (IOC) What is an 'Immediate Or Cancel Order - IOC' An immediate or cancel order (IOC) is an order to buy or sell a security that must be executed immediately, and

Implementation Shortfall

DefinitionIn financial markets, implementation shortfall is the difference between the decision price and the final execution price for a trade. This is also known as the "slippage". Agency

Imbalance of Orders

Imbalance of Orders What is 'Imbalance of Orders' A situation when too many orders of a particular type - either buy, sell or limit - for listed securities and not enough of the other, mat

Iceberg Order

Iceberg Order What is an 'Iceberg Order' An iceberg order is a large single order that has been divided into smaller lots, usually through the use of an automated program, for the purpose

National Market System (NMS)

National Market System (NMS) What is a 'National Market System - NMS' A national market system (NMS) is a system with two main functions: 1. To facilitate trading of OTC stocks whose siz

Off-Floor Order

Off-Floor Order What is 'Off-Floor Order' An investor's directive to buy or sell securities when that directive is given to a broker, not to a trader working on the trading floor of an exc

One-Cancels-the-Other Order (OCO)

One-Cancels-the-Other Order (OCO) What is a 'One-Cancels-the-Other Order - OCO' A one-cancels-the-other order (OCO) is a pair of orders stipulating that if one order is executed, then the

One-Cancel-All Order

One-Cancel-All Order What is 'One-Cancel-All Order' A type of order comprising several limit orders for several companies, but in the event that one gets filled, the rest are canceled. Thi

Make To Order (MTO)

Make To Order (MTO) What does 'Make To Order - MTO' mean Make to order (MTO) is a business production strategy that typically allows consumers to purchase products that are customized to t

Make To Stock (MTS)

Make To Stock (MTS) What does 'Make To Stock - MTS' mean Make to stock (MTS) is a traditional production strategy that is used by businesses to match production and inventory with consumer
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