Investor Glossary-buy on closeInvestor Glossary-buy on closeInvestor Glossary-buy on closeInvestor Glossary-buy on closeInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Buy On Close

The HTML to link to this page
 

A buy on close order is an order to buy stock at the close of the trading day. A buy on close order is filled at the best price possible within the day's closing price range. A buy on close order for the NYSE or the NASDAQ is executed at four in the afternoon, New York time, at the traditional close of the markets. As markets move toward a twenty-four hour trading day it is possible that a new definition for a buy on close order may be necessary. A buy on close order may open a new long position or it may close a currently-held short position. Buy on close orders can be placed for stocks, options, and commodities.



Rate this buy on close definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: inflation, EBITDA, average price per share, current ratio, FTSE, 1035 exchange, LIBOR, annual return, deferred revenue, option premium, 401a, command economy, open position, real GDP, implied volatility, in escrow, quality assurance, cancelled check, dividends payable, covered put, stock split, 1031 exchange, class C shares, required rate of return, ex-dividend, limit order, risk management, Zero Cost Collar, reverse mortgage, minority interest, VIX, deferred tax, Key Rate Duration, margin rate, wholly-owned subsidiary, APR, 144a, diluted share, stock market close, FICO score, ex-dividend date, phantom income, per diem, debt service coverage, balance sheet, retained earnings, irrevocable trust, labor relations, liquidity ratio


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Home | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use