There are two types of orders you can use to buy and sell stock: market orders and limit orders. A market order is an order to immediately buy or sell a stock at the best available price. A limit order lets you specify how much you’re willing to pay for a stock and allows you to set a maximum price that isn’t exceeded during the course of execution.
A limit order is an order to buy or sell a stock at a specified price or better.
A limit order is an order to buy or sell a stock at a specified price or better. For example, you may place a limit order to purchase 100 shares of XYZ Corp. at $50 per share. In this case, your broker would attempt to fill your order by buying the stock when its price drops below $50 per share and then selling it back to you for that price (or better).
A limit order can be used as either an entry point into an investment position or as protection against losses on existing positions in which case it becomes known as stop-loss orders.
When you place a limit order, you’re instructing your broker to buy or sell a stock at a specific price or better. You can set the limit on either side of the current market price.
A limit order is an instruction to your broker that you want to buy or sell a stock at a specific price. That price can …The Basic Principles Of Limit Orders Read More