Types of Orders

As an investor and stock trader, you can place the following three types of orders on your stocks:

  • Stop Order = ‘Stop Order’ is an order to buy or sell stock holdings when the market price reaches a certain level.
  • Limit Order = Limit Order’ is a request to buy stock at any price up to a specified maximum or to sell stock at any price above a specified minimum.
  • Market Order = Market Order’ is an offer to buy stock at the market price.

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