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Order imbalance

A situation in which 

Buy

 orders for a particular security greatly outnumber sell 

Order

, or vice-versa. May result in a temporary 

Trading

 halt for that security. also called 

Imbalance of orders

.



Related Terms: 12

Balance

,

Buy

,

Buy order

,

Call

,

ECU

,

Imbalance of orders

,

Order

,

SEC

,

Sell

,

Sell order

,

Trading

,

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

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

Alternative order

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

After-hours trading

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Balance

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Below par

,

Book-entry security

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

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

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

Bailing out

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Buy-side

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

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

,

Convertible security

,

CUSIP number

,

Call money rate

,

Closed out

,

Code of procedure

,

Contingency order

,

Contingent order

,

Credit balance

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

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

,

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

,

Curbs in

,

Curbs out

,

Declining balance method

,

Double-declining balance depreciation method

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Digested security

,

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

,

Division of labor

,

Durable goods orders

,

Daily trading limit

,

Derivative security

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

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

,

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

,

First In First Out

,

First call date

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Graduated security

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Great Depression

,

G-8

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Investment security

,

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

,

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

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Last trading day

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Lock-in

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Money order

,

Marketable security

,

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

,

May Day

,

Medium of exchange

,

Money at call

,

Matching orders

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negotiable security

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

Notice of Default

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Off-balance-sheet financing

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Or better

,

Order

,

Order flow

,

Order ticket

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Original principal balance

,

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

,

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

,

Power of Attorney

,

Past-due balance method

,

Previous balance method

,

Principal balance

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Program trading

,

Paper trading

,

Priced out

,

Put/call ratio

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Registered security

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

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

,

Standard of living

,

Spot trading

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Special situation

,

Security analysis

,

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

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stopped out

,

Suspended trading

,

Trial balance

,

T-Bill

,

Trading

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Trading authorization

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trading range

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

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

,

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

,

Unlisted trading

,

Underlying security

,

Uncovered call

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Whisper number

,

Waiver of premium

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

X or XD

,

Yield to call

,

Y shares


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