Modifying/Canceling an Option Open Order

From the Order Status Page

To modify an order:

  1. Click the Modify link next to the order you want to modify.
  2. Next, on the Order Status: Modify page, make the appropriate changes to the order, and click the Modify button.

    To return to the Order Status page without saving changes, click the 'Return to Open Orders' link. To undo any changes you made without leaving the page, click the 'Undo' button. You'll be able to review the modification to the order in the same way you can review a new order.

Note: An open order may complete while you are attempting to modify it. Partial completions may also occur while modifying an order.

To cancel an order:

  1. Click the Cancel link next to the order you want to cancel.
  2. Next, on the Order Status: Cancel page, confirm that this is the order you would like to cancel, and click the Cancel button. You'll be returned to the Order Status page where you can check the status of your cancellation request*. To return to Open Orders without canceling, click the 'Return to Open Orders' link.

Note: An open order may complete while you are attempting to cancel it. Partial completions may also occur while canceling an order.

*If you cancel an order by calling your local Scottrade branch office, the order will disappear from your Open Orders. You will not be able to check the status of your cancellation online.