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Cheniere Energy Partners LP. Message Board

  • spikecactus spikecactus May 3, 2011 11:32 AM Flag

    Sell 2 stock (I mean 2 peaces)

    Who, I am asking is selling stock by two pieces? I put request to buy couple of hundreds CQP and I get it by 2 pieces for 200 times. Who in the hell selling stocks by 2 pieces. is that how people drop or raise a price? Can someone please explain.

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    • Can you be more specific? I have no idea what you mean by selling stock in two pieces?

      When you put in buy order, for say 200 shares, there may be an infinite combination - well not infinite, but a lot of them anyway - of people selling theirs. Someone may be selling 5 shares (at 17.95), someone else 195 (for 17.90). Computerized trading matches up your buy order with other people selling theirs, and your cost basis will be the weighted average of the two. Your broker will only charge you for one trade however.

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