Generic Broker: sellShortStop()

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sellShortStop()
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sellShortStop( symbol, quantity, stop [, route] [, expiry] )

Submit a stop order to broker.

Parameters

symbol
the symbol for which to initiate the trade
quantity
the number of shares/contracts
stop
the stop price
route
optional. the route or exchange for the trade (broker specific)
expiry
optional. expiration for the order:

SB_DAY
SB_GTC
SB_IOC


Usage

sellShortStop( "IDC"10015.00 );
sellShortStop( getSymbol(), 
20099.00null, SB_GTC );


Interactive Broker Examples

 

var myStop = getMostRecentTrade().toFixed(4); 

sellShortStop(getSymbol(), 100, myStop);  // Equities

sellShortStop(getSymbol(), 1, myStop, "GLOBEX", "200506");  // Futures