Re: Market order cancelling

Rich Skrenta (
Thu, 8 Sep 1994 09:37:26 -0400 (EDT)

> I see something - cheap warhorses, say - I'd like, but I'm only half
> way up the list. I happen to have something - anything - valuable. I
> advertise the 'magic spear of wossname' for an attractive, yet still
> costly, price. Just possibly potential warhorse buyers divert their
> money to my spear, 'promoting' me a little. Obviously I instantly
> withdraw the spear from sale.

But you can so easily do this anyway. "I'll issue the SELL order
on day 2, then you can buy it." Having the item appear in the market
report seems like a weak assurance that you'll be able to get it anyway.

Rich Skrenta <>

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