Order

Definition:

Instruction to a broker/dealer to buy, sell, deliver, or receive securities or commodities that commits the issuer of the "order" to the terms specified. See: indication, inquiry, bid wanted, offer wanted.

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Manufacturing ISM Report on Business

A monthly report released by the Institute for Supply Management measuring growth in the manufacturing sector.

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