Investing

All your investing questions covered. Learn more about fractional shares, dollar based investing and dividends.

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Types of orders

What is a market order?

Buy and sell shares as soon as possible at the best available price
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What's a limit order?

Limit orders allow you to set the price you want to buy or sell shares for
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What's the difference between a market order and a limit order?

Market orders are the fastest and easiest way to buy and sell, limit orders let you control the price
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What are stop-buy orders?

How to buy shares if you're anticipating an increase in price
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Why use stop-buy orders?

Stop-buy orders help you buy shares are prices rise
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What are stop-loss orders?

How to sell shares if you're anticipating a drop in price
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Why use stop-loss orders?

Stop-losses can help you protect your profits and reduce your losses
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What's the difference between limit orders and stop-loss/stop-buy orders?

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Why was my order cancelled or rejected?

Orders can be automatically cancelled or rejected if it looks like they were placed by accident
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What is auto-investing?

Auto-investing takes the time and effort out of building your portfolio.
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