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What is “Stop-Loss”?

What is “Stop-Loss”?

Contrary to “Take-Profit”, investors set an decrease rate according to the latest price, the system will place an order automatically after the condition is triggered. It can be used to stop the loss when your stock holdings fall.

“Stop-Loss” smart order currently supports US stock pre-market and after-hours trading.

 

Instruction

When you make a mistake in investing in a stock, you want to avoid bigger loss. You may set the conditions through “Smart Order” - “Stop-Loss” to sell a stock based on the % of decrease.

 

Let's look at the steps:

 

STEP 1 Select stock

Enter the stock for “Stop-Loss”.

 

STEP 2 Set a conditional point

Input the % of decrease, which is generally the maximum loss that can be tolerated.

Fill in the appropriate % of decrease based on your analysis of a stock. When the stock price drops to a specified range, the sell order will be triggered.

 

STEP 3 Set the condition 

Set the Price and Quantity

 

 

STEP 4 Select effective time and place order

For the valid date, same day/ 2 days/ 3 days/ 1 week/ 2 weeks/ 30 days/ 60 days/ 90 days are available, and can be extended by changing the order.

Click unlock to trade and submit order. The submitted order can be viewed under the smart order page, and the order can be modified as needed.

*You are not allowed to modify if the “Stop-Loss” order has been triggered, but you may cancel the order and place another order again.

 

Order time

Anytime

Order valid date

Same day/ 2 days/ 3 days/ 1 week/ 2 weeks/ 30 days/ 60 days/ 90 days are available, and can be extended by changing the order.