Origin of stop-loss
Examples from the Web for stop-loss
Fractional advances we threw into the next day's good measure, and set the stop-loss higher, and yet ever higher.The Van Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine
A "stop-loss" is an order to your broker to sell you out if the market sells down a certain number of points.
Therefore, we believe that stop-loss orders are a bad thing and, as a rule, do not recommend them.
No more money will be put up on this deal, so place a stop-loss order against it.Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford|George Randolph Chester
Suppose it is selling at 94 and it is believed that there are a large number of stop-loss orders at 92.