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  • Ashraf Eassa
    $AMCC limit buy at $4.45...want to take current bid.
    10/25/12
    Reply (10)
    • Ashraf Eassa: Okay, clearly someone else has my idea. Limit buy upped to $4.46.
      10/25/12
    • Hillbilly Stock Star: They just front ran ya depending on # of shares.....
      10/25/12
    • Ashraf Eassa: This is slightly annoying, but I've been burned by taking asks too impatiently. Got to be miserly when it comes to spec stocks.
      10/25/12
    • westcoastinvests: I would reccomend not entering with a limit that close to bid, does u very little good, means on a sharp u get filled on run up you miss out
      10/25/12
    • Hillbilly Stock Star: They burned me on 350 shares of GDV for a penny! LoL! Long.
      10/25/12
    • westcoastinvests: "that was a sharp drop you get filled" gives you a chance to feel max pain yet possibly miss max gain
      10/25/12
    • Ashraf Eassa: yeah, you're right. hm...
      10/25/12
    • westcoastinvests: limits are useful in stocks with wide spreads but if spread is .01 and relatively deep better served waiting for right time and marketing in
      10/25/12
    • QuantRec: What about $AMD tanking? #boom
      10/25/12
    • Ashraf Eassa: I use these things called protective puts on my position...they help.
      10/25/12