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limit buy order: Original post by Slav Fedorov of Demand Media Many stock trades are transacted at market prices -- that is, a stock is bought or sold at whatever price is quoted at the time of the trade. Some traders, however, prefer to buy and sell stocks at a price they specify. Limit, stop and stop limit buy orders allow traders to do that, although each order is used in different situations and for different…

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