How to Place an Order

You may place an order with “Bid Ask Trading” on by clicking on the “Ask” price when you want to buy or the “Bid” price when you want to sell.

Step 1

Ensure that “Bid Ask Trading” is on. You can view in this setting in the top right of the option chain. Depending on your current settings, you may have to click the menu button to view this setting.
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Step 2

Click on the “Ask” price of a stock or option if you would like to buy it. Click on the “Bid” price of a stock or option if you would like to sell it.

Step 3

Make any necessary adjustments and then click “Create Order”.
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Step 4

Here you can modify your quantity, price type, duration, and other important order elements. When you are ready to place your order, click “Confirm.”
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Step 5

Here you can double check your order and review its impact on your account. When you are ready to send your order, click “Send”.
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Note: Based on certain settings, your system may be set up to bypass specific screens for faster order execution. Please be aware of your specific account settings.