Order Types

May 17, 2022

Understand how and when to use orders to buy and sell a security, including market, limit, and stop orders.  

Help Protect Your Position Using Stop Orders

Help protect your position. Stop orders may help you obtain a predetermined entry or exit price, limit a loss, or lock in a profit.

Trailing Stop Orders: Mastering Order Types

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

Trading Up-Close: Stop and Stop-Limit Orders

Learn the difference between a stop order and a stop-limit order and how to decide when to use one over the other

Stop Orders: Mastering Order Types

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

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Stock Order Types and Conditions: An Overview

Market orders, limit orders, and stop orders are common order types used to buy or sell stocks and ETFs. Learn about these order types and order qualifiers.

Mastering the Order Types: Limit Orders

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

Mastering the Order Types: Market Orders

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

3 Order Types: Market, Limit and Stop Orders

Market orders, limit orders, and stop orders are common order types used to buy or sell stocks and ETFs. Learn how and when to use them.

Trading Up-Close: Bracket Orders

Learn about helping to manage risk by using bracket orders.