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Market and limit orders

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This lesson provides an overview of market and limit orders and how these types of orders may affect an investing and trading strategy. Learn how to execute market and limit orders on Fidelity's trading platforms.

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Stock markets are volatile and can fluctuate significantly in response to company, industry, political, regulatory, market, or economic developments. Investing in stock involves risks, including the loss of principal.

Charts, screenshots, company stock symbols and examples contained in this module are for illustrative purposes only.
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