To place a stock or exchange-traded fund (ETF) trade on Fidelity.com, complete the following steps:
|1. Select the Account you want to trade in.|
|2. Enter the trading Symbol.|
|3. Choose an Action.|
|4. Enter the Quantity (number of shares) that you want to buy or sell.|
|5. Select an Order Type. The most common order types are market order and limit order. Use the definitions to help make a choice. Read more about using order types.|
|6. Select a Time in Force which sets how long an order stays open. For example, a day order cancels at the market close if not executed. Use the definitions to help make a choice.|
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