Stops in after-hour market

Discussion in 'Trading' started by SuperBanda, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. Hi,

    if I buy a stock in the last minute of trading, and I immediately set a sell-stop, will the stop kick-in in after-hour trading (I do not want it to happen)?

    Thanks for the advise.

  2. We know nothing about your trading platform. This kind of questions is best to be directed to your brokerage firm.

    Usually in the order screen there is a "time in force" (TIF) option where you can select whether your order is to be for regular trading session, pre-market hours or post-market hours, or GTC (Good-Til-Cancel) - for 30 days. Something like that.