Day order

An order to buy or sell stock that automatically expires if it can't be executed on the day it is entered. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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day order UK US noun [C]
STOCK MARKET an order to buy or sell shares, etc. on a particular day. After that day, they can no longer be bought or sold: »

Unless you give your broker other instructions, orders to buy or sell a stock will be treated as day orders.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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