Daily Archives: July 19, 2016

Should you use Market Orders or Limit Orders when buying a stock?

As a newbie investor, it can be tough getting your head around different concepts. One thing I wasn’t too sure about when I started buying stocks online was whether to use a Market Order or a Limit Order. In the simplest of terms: Market Order – is a buy or sell order to be executed immediately at current market prices Limit Order – is an order placed with a brokerage to buy or sell a set number of shares at a specified price or better Whilst there has been much written about market and limit orders, there is not much written about the application of them in the real world. […]