Why an Order Might be Held

When you automate the execution of a strategy, strategy orders with an Active status will typically be sent to the market to be executed. However, situations may arise that will prevent TradeStation from actually placing the order. This column displays any restrictions that may cause an order to be held. Once the situation is resolved, the order will automatically be placed. The Order Held reason is displayed on the Strategy Orders tab in the TradeManager window.

An order may be held for any of the following reasons: