Order Entry

How to set up a closing order at a percentage (%) of max profit?
Great! You placed a trade, and you want to live a life away from your platform. Rather than stare at your trades to manage winners, why not let the platform...
How to Place a Smalls or Futures Order
Ready to place a Smalls or futures trade, but don't know where to start? Well, if you already know how to place an order for a stock or ETF, then it&#x...
How do I buy or short stock?
Do you like pie? Well, if you want your slice in the form of stock in a company then you can purchase shares. The same can be said if you don’t like a parti...
Why is there a lock next to the price during order entry?
Order entry shouldn’t be like a game of Pin the Tail on The Donkey. Prices can jump around so we’ve made it easy to make sure you can nail the price you wan...
What is the "Duplicate trade immediately after send" setting?
Are you someone that likes to test the market before you scale into a position? If so, then you can enable the Duplicate trade immediately after send option...
Where can I see the expected move of an underlying?
Are you wondering what the expected move of a stock price will be for an options expiration cycle? Perhaps you’re trying to find out what the expected move ...
Day Orders Will Be Accepted After Cash Settled Session Ends Error
Are you trying to route a day order for the next day right after the closing bell, but received the following error message, "Day orders will be accept...
Orders Ignore Position Size, Always Use Default Quantity Setting
Are you someone who likes to scale out of positions? If so, then selecting this option inside the Settings menu can help you with that during order entry. T...
Limit Orders Filled at a Higher or Lower Price
A limit order, by definition, is an order type that guarantees the price you entered or better. This rule applies to equities, equity options, futures, and ...
What is a market order?
How to enter a market order? When placing a market order, you are guaranteed an order fill as long as there is a bid price (greater than 0.00) when selling...
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