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I had entered a buy stop limit order for BEAV (B E Aerospace) at 8.80 stop 8.90 limit with my broker (Schwab). As I understood how this should work, when the stock traded at 8.80 or above, my order would be activated and I would buy the stock as long as the actual trade price was below 8.90.

This morning, I found that my order had executed at $8.00, which is not at all what I intended. I called my broker and was informed that the stop was triggered when the asking price reached higher than 8.80. The high trade for the day is still only 8.00. Typically, the volume on this stock is around 2 million shares, so I doubt that the best asking price for the stock could have been off by 10%. Could someone please explain to me what happened here? How do I verify the asking price, etc.? In other words, is my broker blowing smoke here and, if so, how do I verify this trade?
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