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Above The Market

What is 'Above The Market'

An order to buy or sell at a price set higher than the current market price of the security. Examples of above the market orders include: a limit order to sell, a stop order to buy, or a stop-limit order to buy.

Explaining 'Above The Market'

This is a strategy that is often used by momentum traders. For example, a stop order would be placed above the resistance level to buy. Should the security's price break through the resistance level, the investor may be able to participate in the upward trend.


Further Reading


Marketing cooperatives and financial structure: a transaction costs economics analysis
onlinelibrary.wiley.com [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …

Anatomy of a financial crisisAnatomy of a financial crisis
link.springer.com [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …

Market response to financial reportsMarket response to financial reports
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …

An empirical comparison of published replication research in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketingAn empirical comparison of published replication research in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …

Good finance, bad economics: an analysis of the fraud-on-the-market theoryGood finance, bad economics: an analysis of the fraud-on-the-market theory
www.jstor.org [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …

Financing constraints and internal capital markets: Evidence from Koreanchaebols'Financing constraints and internal capital markets: Evidence from Koreanchaebols'
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …

An economic analysis of a drug-selling gang's financesAn economic analysis of a drug-selling gang's finances
academic.oup.com [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …

Trends in park tourism: Economics, finance and managementTrends in park tourism: Economics, finance and management
www.tandfonline.com [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …

Financial literacy and stock market participationFinancial literacy and stock market participation
www.sciencedirect.com [PDF]
… 0 to advance an input price which is above the market price; 0 not to provide the efficient level of attention in the internal control system; 0 to slack; 0 to increase the financial reserves of the MC. Page 8 … Hendrikse, CP Veerman/Agricultural Economics 26 (2001) 205-216 …



Q&A About Above The Market


Why would someone use this strategy?

To be able to participate in upward trends if prices break through resistance levels.

What is an "above the market" order?

An above the market order is an order to buy or sell at a price set higher than the current market price of the security.

Can you give an example of a spontaneous order?

The formation of language is an example of spontaneous order.

Is it possible for a market to emerge spontaneously?

Yes, but it is not likely that this will happen without some form of human interaction.

What are examples of above the market orders?

Examples include limit orders to sell, stop orders to buy, and stop-limit orders to buy.

Who uses this strategy?

Momentum traders use this strategy.

Are markets always held in place by rules and customs?

Yes. Rules and customs are often used to hold markets in place.