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Imbalance of orders

A situation in which 

Buy

 orders for a particular security greatly outnumber 

Sell

 orders, or vice-versa. This may result in a temporary 

Trading

 halt for that security, in 

Order

 to prevent massive price swings. Imbalances of orders are usually caused by significant news announcements affecting the 

Issuer

 of the security. also called 

Order

 imbalance.



Related Terms: 15

Balance

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Buy

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Buy order

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Call

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ECU

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FICA

,

Issuer

,

Order

,

Order imbalance

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SEC

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Sell

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Sell order

,

Sue

,

Trading

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Trading halt


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Adjusted balance method

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Account balance

,

Average daily balance

,

Average daily balance method

,

Above par

,

Accrual of discount

,

Agency security

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asked price

,

Asking price

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

Alternative order

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

Adjusted futures price

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Average price per share

,

Aggregate exercise price

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

After-hours trading

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Balance

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Below par

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Book-entry security

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Board of Governors

,

Basis trading

,

Break-even analysis

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bailing out

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Buy-side

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Compensating balance

,

Cabinet security

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion parity price

,

Conversion price

,

Convertible security

,

Current issue

,

CUSIP number

,

Call money rate

,

Closed out

,

Code of procedure

,

Contingency order

,

Contingent order

,

Credit balance

,

Capitalization of income

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash price

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

CINS number

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Crowding out

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash-balance plan

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Close out

,

Closing price

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Curbs out

,

Declining balance method

,

Double-declining balance depreciation method

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Digested security

,

Direct issuer

,

Dollar price

,

Droplock security

,

Day order

,

Designated Order Turnaround

,

Discretionary order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Durable goods orders

,

Daily trading limit

,

Delivery price

,

Derivative security

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debit balance

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Distressed security

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Event risk

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Effective par

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-all

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Even lot

,

Even spread

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

First call date

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Full price

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Free market price

,

Forward price

,

Futures price

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

Fully distributed issue

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

FICA

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Graduated security

,

G-7

,

GDP implicit price deflator

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Great Depression

,

G-8

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Hot issue

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

Holding the market

,

Horizontal price movement

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Investment security

,

Issue date

,

Issuer

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Insider trading

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

Intermarket Trading System

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Knock-out option

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Letter security

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order

,

Limit order book

,

Limit order information system

,

Limit price

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Last trading day

,

Letter of comment

,

Liquidity event

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Money order

,

Marketable security

,

Market conversion price

,

Matrix trading

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

May Day

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Money at call

,

Matching orders

,

Maximum price fluctuation

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negotiable security

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

No-Fault

,

New issue

,

No-Action Letter

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

No-load stock

,

New high

,

No book

,

Off-balance-sheet financing

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Offering price

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Or better

,

Order

,

Order flow

,

Order ticket

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Original principal balance

,

Option price

,

Out of the money

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Order book official

,

Order imbalance

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Par bond

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Parity price

,

Price limit

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Public offering price

,

Power of Attorney

,

Past-due balance method

,

Previous balance method

,

Principal balance

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Price spread

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Program trading

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper trading

,

Priced out

,

Price range

,

Price-weighted index

,

Put/call ratio

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Redemption price

,

Registered security

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Retail Price Index

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Remaining principal balance

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SEC filing

,

SG&A

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

SEC

,

Sell

,

Stamped security

,

SEC fee

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell plus

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Significant order

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Split order

,

Stop-limit order

,

Stop order

,

Stop price

,

Standard of living

,

Settlement price

,

Spot price

,

Spot trading

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Subscription price

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sue

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Swing loan

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Special use property

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Share price

,

Special situation

,

Split-adjusted price

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Swing trade

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Scale order

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Short swing profits

,

Short swing rules

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stopped out

,

Suspended trading

,

Trial balance

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trading

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Trading authorization

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trading range

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxable event

,

Tax identification number

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Trading profit

,

Top out

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Target price

,

Trading costs

,

Trading curb

,

Trading floor

,

Trading halt

,

Trading session

,

Trading volume

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unseasoned issue

,

Unlisted trading

,

Underlying security

,

Uncovered call

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Whisper number

,

Wage price spiral

,

Waiver of premium

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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