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Understanding the Different Order Types
When you’re trading stocks or cryptocurrency, you interact with the market by placing orders: A market order is an instruction to buy or sell immediately (at the market’s current price). A limit order is an instruction to wait until the price hits a limit or better price before being executed That’s orders in a nutshell. Of course, each of these two categories has different variations that do different things, depending on how you want to trade. Curious? Read on.
Understanding the Different Order Types
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The simplest orders are buy market orders, sell market orders, buy limit orders, and sell limit orders. If you stuck solely to these, though, you’d find yourself with a somewhat restricted trading experience. Instead, you can build on top of these to take advantage of market conditions, whether in short-term or long-term setups.