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How do you buy Procter and Gamble stock?

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To execute a stock trade with Procter & Gamble, order a trade with a stock broker, telling him to purchase a specified number of shares, or shares equal to a desired monetary value, according to TheStreet. Online brokerage accounts also allow investors to purchase stock shares, reports Forbes.

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When purchasing Procter & Gable stock through a broker, there are five order types a broker typically accepts, claims TheStreet. A market order is the standard stock purchase and is a request to purchase or sell a stock at the current market price. Stop orders and stop-limit orders are varieties of market orders triggered once a stock reaches a specific target price. A limit order is an order executed if and when a stock reaches a set price. A trailing stop order is a stop order based on a percentage change in the market price.

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