Individual Stocks

Selecting Individual Stocks

What is a “limit order”?

A limit order allows an investor to buy or sell a stock at a specific price. If the limit order is a “buy” limit order, it may be executed at the stipulated price or better. If the limit order is a “sell” limit order, the brokerage firm or site must execute this trade at the limit price or higher, so that the client receives the most money in exchange for his shares at the time of order execution.


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