A few different things can cause a trade rejection. We’ll start with the small stuff.

  • Do you have $$ in your account?
  • Do you have any pending orders? Pending orders affect your buying power and therefore can cause subsequent/additional orders to not go through.
  • Is the stock market open? Standard hours are M - F from 9:30AM - 4:00PM EST
  • Do you have a Good Faith Violation from the previous trading day?
  • Is your account restricted?

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