Trader Definition – “Box-Top Order”

Trader Definition – “Box-Top Order”

Definition of ‘Box-Top Order’

A buy or sell order made at the best market price. If the order cannot be completely filled, a limit order is placed for the remaining shares at the price at which the filled portion was executed.

Investopedia explains ‘Box-Top Order’

For example, if a trader entered a box-top order to buy 1,000 shares at the current market price of $50, and only half of the shares are traded at that price, then a buy limit order is placed for the other 500 shares. If at any point during the life of the order the price returns to $50, the limit order kicks in and the remaining shares will be traded at $50.

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One Comment on “Trader Definition – “Box-Top Order””

  1. Muy interesante!! Felicidades por el artículo :).


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