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I use limit orders for every trade, mostly by habit. Ninety-nine percent of the time good only until the end of the day.

I have accounts at Wells Fargo, TDA, and Schwab. Use Schwab for large majority of accounts and trades. Schwab offers much more flexibility for limits, etc. with their StreetSmart Edge trading platform, available for free to any Schwab client. TDA uses ThinkorSwim platform for same expanded trade possibilities. Don't think the mobile versions work as well as full site versions. Also I think you have to call Schwab and maybe TDA also to get authorization to use the platforms but as far as I can tell no charge and authorization is always given.

It's been a long time since I have used them but I know you can set up conditions and timelines on those platforms. For example a number of years ago I wanted to pick up Google shares but at a better price and capitalizing on extreme volatility.The platform let me set a limit order that would trigger only if certain multiple conditions were met and as I recall it was good for 180 days.

David
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