Question about orders

Starvin Marvin

Newbie
8 0
Just processed 2 cover orders 15mins ago....says in my pending orders ' 9:00am, Next Market Day ' ?????

I requested to cover at market....?
 

Starvin Marvin

Newbie
8 0
The cover orders dont appear to be working, should I enter a long ticket to offset my short instead of using the cover functionality?
 

Sharky

Admin
5,635 417
Sorry folks, about 6 orders (the last ones didn't go through correctly). I would ask you to re-enter these orders. The reason for this is I'm making some changes to the database to accomodate the new limits/stops but inadvertantly stomped on the exisiting order. :(

Should be working fine again now though.

Sharky.
 

Weezydj

Junior member
20 0
Eeek - 2 orders not quite right again:-(

What I'm trying to do is sell 2000 ALLD I hold and buy 2000 INCH, if that makes sense?

Weezy
 

Sharky

Admin
5,635 417
Hi Weezy,

Sorry about this. The ALLD has now gone through OK, and due to be processed soon, but the INCH order, can you re-enter please.
 

PurplePerson

Active member
157 3
Sorry to add to your woes Sharky, but these 3 orders haven't gone through either:

Epic Stock Name Position Quantity Due to be Processed
pru PRUDENTIAL All available funds 4:06pm, April 19
fib FIBERNET GROUP £10,000.00 worth 4:00pm, April 19
gal GALEN HOLDINGS £10,000.00 worth 3:56pm, April 19

(I've kept a copy of all relevant data in case lost)(Alternatively, if too late to fix today, and you're underneath the machine with a spanner, abandon these 3 trades - no problem).
 
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Sharky

Admin
5,635 417
Doh!

:(

Yes another oversight, it wasn't recording the action correctly, so those orders I have no idea whether they were buys or shorts. OK the best I can do is execute the trades at the closing price of the day, but you'll need to tell me whether you were buying or shorting. If you're happy with that let me know on this thread, otherwise any orders I don't hear back from will get deleted on sunday night.

But on the bright side... Stops and Limits are now in place! So feel free to update all your holdings, if you wish to use them.

Sharky.
 

PurplePerson

Active member
157 3
Sharky,

Delete/ignore those 3 missed trades of mine.
After crashing briefly to the bottom of the rankings during Friday I'm happy enough just to be back up among the medals for now. :cool:

Looking forward to racing ahead of the field next week. :D
(I wish!)

Many thanks.
 
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Sharky

Admin
5,635 417
OK PP, will do. Also updated your previous order which was delayed, and that puts you on top! In future I'll try to be more careful, so we don't have a repeat of today.

;)
 

PurplePerson

Active member
157 3
Sharky,

At £78k I'm £20k richer than I should be. I covered my short LOG in two tranches this morning, and both orders are shown in the processed listings, and the cash proceeds appeared in my portfolio, but £20k-worth of the shares also still appear in my portfolio.

Edit: Seems to be happening with other people too.

Edit 2: Now seems to be right thanks.
 
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Sharky

Admin
5,635 417
Yeah just spotted that too, when you close a position it's not removing the stock from your portoflio . I've fixed all those affected this morning, and Im delving into what caused it now. Thanks PP.
 
 
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