Position Management

What is Dividend Risk?
Risk. It comes in many forms and is always scary—unless you’re playing the board game, that is. But today we’re not playing games. We are here to discuss Di...
Why is my order not filling?
We’ve all been there. You put in an order and you’re not getting filled! You modify the price once, twice, thrice, and still no fill! Are you doing somethin...
Why can't I close my index option on expiration day?
Are you receiving a "Stopped symbols...(instruments_stopped_trading)" error when trying to close a cash-settled index option position, such as SPX...
Understanding Order Execution
Here are some useful tips that will help with order execution: Understanding the Bid Ask Spread Understanding the Quoted Size How Bid Ask Spread and...
What is the difference between Day, GTC, and GTD orders (TIF)?
Day, GTC, and GTD orders are designations that dictate the length of time over which an order will keep working before it is canceled. The TIF (time in forc...
How do I set up a Stop Order?
Are you looking to set up a stop order? Then you've come to the right place. Video: Setting up a Stop Order An Introduction to Stop Limit and Stop M...
Rolling Iron Condors
Are you looking to roll an iron condor but the only choice you get is to close it? It is not a bug; it is by design. There’s a reason for this. An order tic...
Why is my single-leg option order canceling automatically? (price increment)
Are you trying to enter a single-leg option order, but it ends up automatically canceling? Then chances are you're entering an incorrect price incremen...
How do I place a pre-market or after-hours stock order? (Extended Hours)
To line up a stock order during the pre-market or after-hours session, all you need to do is select ‘EXT’ in the Time-in-Force (TIF) drop-down menu in th...
Rolling Up/Down in the Same Expiration
Is the short strike of your iron condor or strangle being tested and you need to roll up your untested puts or roll down your untested calls? If this sounds...