circuit breaker
Rules that Trigger a trading halt on an exchange or individual security to prevent panic buying and selling that might destabilize the market. Circuit breakers give investors and traders a chance to pause and appraise the market with a cool head before trading resumes. See Imbalance of Orders; maximum price fluctuation.
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