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Apologies if this has been asked/answered before . . .

It is very difficult (but not impossible!) for me to do my rebalacing on Mondays (my rebalance day)after the market has opened, although I believe this is recommended as safer than submitting my buys and sells over the weekend. (All weekdays are well nigh impossible for me to accomplish my trading.)

Is there a consensus that placing my buy/sell orders for market opening is a bad idea? I "can" jump through hoops if necessary to accomplish this after market opening, but it definitely takes some doing. It is just much more convenient to do it over the weekend.

The reason this matters more than a little to me, is because I have four monthly ports. I have the starts staggered across four weeks (I get fewer duplicate selections that way), so I have one port to rebalance every week.

TIA for sharing your wisdom.

AKA drbandage
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