Hi! Thanks for the extensive answer, and following it up!
I should have been a little clearer in the first post…
(Keep in mind, I haven’t tried this at all on week days yet!)
This is what happened today and yesterday, which is saturday and sunday:
1: “Type” is locked at Market execution (aka market order).
2: I try to place an order on EURUSD. 0.01 standard lots, well within my margin*leverage.
Price at 1.30000, take profit at 1.40000, stop loss at 1.20000. I get the message “Market is closed”. This makes sense… Since the market is closed, I’m obviously not going to be able to do a direct market order (right?).
3: After doing this once, strangely, “Type” suddenly unlocks, letting me choose Pending order. I try placing a Buy Stop with same parameters as above, but to buy at price 1.35000, expire one week ahead. All seems sensible, right? Yet, I get the same message saying “Market is closed”. Which does not make sense.
So basically, I can understand that the market order can’t be executed, but I don’t get why I can’t even place a pending order!
ALSO, what the hump is going on with the “greyed out until I try to place a market order” thing? The option to choose pending order dissapears again if I actually exit the order box/screen, going back to charts…
Hope that wasn’t too confusing. I really appreciate the help!
P.S: Haven’t talked to the brokers yet, as they open chat on monday! Just figuered I’d ask here, since forums are always active