Understanding Market, Limit, and Stop Orders

January 18, 2023
The stock order type can have a big impact on when, how, and at what cost an order gets filled. Learn about three common types: market orders, limit orders, and stop orders.
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Mastering the Order Types: Limit Orders

Learn about the types, risks, and advantages of limit orders.

Stop Orders: Mastering Order Types

Learn how stop orders can help traders gain better control of their trade objectives.

Trailing Stop Orders: Mastering Order Types

Learn how stock traders who prefer to follow the trend can use trailing stops as an exit strategy.

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