NYSE open limit orders

Discussion in 'Trading' started by jj_jere@hotmail, Nov 28, 2001.

  1. I've read some of the past threads and would like to know if I have open limit orders on NYSE correct.
    If I want to buy IBM on the open at 110 or better and IBM opens at 108, my purchase price would have been 108. If it opens at 111 and then falls to 108, I would not have purchased IBM.
    If anybody can tell me if I'm correct I'd appreciate it. Thank you
  2. That is correct
    Robert Tharp
  3. Thank you Robert.
    To do a short sale on the open, I assume the opening price must be above the previous close.
  4. well actually it is possible without that. Run searches on this message board for bullets/conversions to learn how.

  5. You get your price or better on the "opening only" order, or else your order is cancelled.

    Regarding the short sale. If the previous day's close was an uptick, then you can short on an even opening price.