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We currently accept two types of orders:
*stop orders are only available for Passoflio Pro subscribers.
Market orders are orders that are immediately executed at the current market price.
Keep in mind that once an order has been filled, it cannot be reversed.
There might be cases where your order is not completely filled. For example, if you place a huge order and the stock is thinly traded, there might be a partial execution. If this happens, your order will remain open until there’s enough volume in the market to fulfill the remaining shares of your order, or until you cancel it.
If the latter happens, you will keep the shares that were purchased.
To place a market order for a security, please follow these steps:
A limit order is an order to buy or sell a security at or better than a specified price (a "limit price"). This means that you decide the price on which you want your order to be executed.
There are two types of limit orders:
A Limit Buy order can be executed only at or below the limit price you entered.
If an investor wants to buy a stock at $10, a buy limit order can be placed, and the order will only be executed if the stock trades at $10 or lower. However, if the stock never reaches the price of $10, you may lose an opportunity to buy.
The same is true for a Limit Sell order. If an investor would like to sell a stock for $10, a sell limit order can be placed, and the order will only be executed if the stock trades at $10 or higher; but there is a chance the order may not be executed in case the stock never reaches the $10 price limit.
This type of order is for investors who know the price they want for a particular transaction and want to manage market risk. Limit orders provide a guarantee that buy orders are not executed above a maximum price and sell orders are not executed below a set minimum.
Limit orders are often used to realize the highest profit, or avoid a loss. However, this type of order does not guarantee execution. Therefore every order placed should be understood and analyzed before being placed.
There are two time restrictions:
The major risk with limit orders is that there is no guarantee that the order will be executed.
The security may simply not reach your limit price within the specified time limit, which can last till the end of the day that the order was placed, or until you cancel it (up to 90 days).
To place a limit order for a security, please follow these steps:
It's important to keep in mind that you can't completely eliminate market and investment risks. You can't predict when periods of market volatility will hit, so it is often best to decide what is most important to you based on your investment goals and objectives, whether it be price or making a trade at a specified time. In general, understanding order types can help you prioritize your needs, manage risk, speed execution and provide price improvement. For all of your securities transactions, check the trade confirmation you receive from your firm to make sure the price, fees and order information is accurate. For more information access: https://www.finra.org/investors/alerts/understanding-order-types-can-save-time-and-money.
Keep in mind that all orders are not handled the same way by your financial firm. Ask about your firm’s procedures for handling the execution of securities transactions and different order types, particularly during volatile market conditions. Market orders typically receive the highest priority, followed by limit orders.
Securities less than $5 cost $0.02/share. Please see our disclosures on other charges.
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Please see our fractional shares disclosure.
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Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.
Securities and cryptocurrencies are very different types of assets.
Cryptocurrencies are not securities.
Purchasing cryptocurrencies comes with a number of risks. Please read Passfolio Financial Cryptocurrency Risk Disclosure.
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To purchase securities using cryptocurrencies, you must first convert it into U.S. Dollars using Passfolio Financial LLC. You must then move the U.S. Dollar proceeds to your brokerage account at Passfolio Securities LLC where you can use it to buy securities.
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