"Can get $xxx"

Definition:

Refers to over-the-counter trading. "I have a buyer who will pay $xxx for the stock". Usually a standard markdown from $xxx is applied to this price in bidding the seller for its stock. Antithesis of cost me.

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Contingency order

In the context of general equities, order to buy one security, if the trader can sell another, usually given that certain price limits or conditions reach a certain level. Swap, switch order.

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