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Create an Order
There are many ways to create
an order in TWS. This topic shows you how to create and transmit an order
directly from a ticker line in the Quote Monitor.
To create and transmit an order from the Quote
- Click the Ask or Bid in a market
data line to create an order line directly below the selected ticker.
On the Order line, modify the order
parameters including Time in Force, Action, Quantity, Price, Order
Type, or Destination, if needed.
- Click the Ask
to create a Buy
- Click the Bid
to create a Sell
trade more efficiently by using default values, create order Preset
strategies using the Order Presets in
To transmit your order, click “Transmit”
(or “T” if you have reduced the size of the Transmit
By default, a working order will display on any page that
has the ticker. You can modify where you want working orders to display
using the Page settings.
- Right click a tabbed title and
- Show only orders created on this page -
Regardless of the tickers, only the orders you create from this page
will display on this page.
inactive orders only, move active orders to Pending page - Shows deactivated
or non-transmitted orders only. Working orders created from this page
will only display on the Pending page.