Allows you to enter your equity orders.
Please note that Order Entry is not available for accounts at TD Wealth.
Places an order to purchase the specified equity.
Places an order to sell a specified equity position that you hold in your account.
Short Sell (For short account types G and H)
Places an order to sell a specified equity that you do not hold in your account. For Canadian orders, the price entered must be at or above the last traded price. For U.S. orders, the price entered must be above the last traded price. You may also place a Canadian or U.S. short sell order 'at the market'.
Buy to Cover (For short account types G and H)
Places an order to buy back a specified equity that you have sold short in your account. All Buys to Cover require a short position, and the order cannot be for a greater number of shares than the existing short position in your account.
Buy on Stop
When you specify Buy on Stop, enter the price at which you want your On Stop order to be triggered in the Limit Price field. This price must be above the current market Ask price. The stop limit price is optional. The stop limit price is the highest price that you are willing to pay for the stock. This must be the same or higher than the Limit Price entered. If not entered, the order will be executed at the Market Price when the On Stop order has been triggered.
Sell On Stop
When you specify Sell on Stop, enter the price at which you want your On Stop order to be triggered in the Limit Price field. This price must be below the current market Bid price. The stop limit price is optional. The stop limit price is the lowest price that you are willing to accept for the stock. This must be the same or lower than the Limit Price entered. If not entered, the order will be executed at the Market Price when the On Stop order has been triggered.
Note: There is no need to specify which U.S. market the stock trades on. If the security trades on more than one market, then the quote returned is a composite quote from all U.S. exchanges.
Select Market to accept the best available price for your order. Market orders are often filled immediately however, there are certain market conditions that prevent an immediate fill of a market order.
Select Limit Price to enter the maximum price you will pay on a buy order and the minimum price you will accept on a sell order.
Day order: Your order will expire at the end of the current trading day if not filled. If you are entering your order after market hours, a 'Day' order will expire at the end of the next trading day.
Good 'til (MMDD)
Records the duration of time for which your order is valid. Specify the Date' you would like your order to be good until. If you are specifying a Good 'til Date, it must be 30 days or less from the order date, and cannot expire on a weekend or holiday.
All or None
Select this option if you want to place the special instruction All or None on your order. This indicates that you will only accept a fill for the total number of shares specified.
If you want to place an On Stop Limit Price on your On Stop order, type the dollar amount of the Limit Price in the space provided.