Seeking Alpha
  • Oceanstats
    Can someone message me on how you low bid in Scottrade? Also explain to me why the heck people tradie SIRI and S.
    12/29/11
    Reply (9)
    • JCH57: Put in a limit buy order with a price well below the current bid / ask price.
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    • Oceanstats: that's what i thought ...thanks.
      12/29/11
    • JCH57: In pre/after market, when spreads are often huge, you can nip in just above the current bid. Usually won't fill but sometimes you get lucky
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    • Oceanstats: <<-- could use some luck
      12/29/11
    • JCH57: Tell me about it.
      12/29/11
    • JCH57: As to your other question - People either see value in the stocks, or they have predictable trading patterns that people can profit off of.
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    • JCH57: SIRI used to be a cash machine since it used to trade within a pretty well defined +/- .10 range. Haven't followed it in over a year myself.
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    • 0ZJ: One thing that has pissed me off more than once about Pre/After-Hours orders on Scottrade. There's no AON...
      12/29/11
    • 0ZJ: ...place an order to buy 200 shares, get 7, get screwed on comissions.
      12/29/11