Opening Market Orders

To be used to open a trade immediately. It will open at the market price (+ spread).

Connecting your Wallet

Connect your wallet to Buffer by clicking on the "Connect Wallet" button on the Trade Page (Fig.1)
Newbie tip: if you're new to Buffer or DeFi in general, you will first need to install and add a wallet before you start interacting with any of the dApps.
If you do not have a wallet yet, you can use Metamask or Rabby.
Don't see your wallet? You can use the WalletConnect option to connect using Ledger, Rainbow Wallet, Trust Wallet, Gnosis Safe, Argent, and many more.
Fig.1 Connect Wallet

Activating your 1 Click Trading Account:

Follow our Account Setup guide to activate and register your 1 Click Trading Account (Fig.2)
Fig.2 Activate 1 Click Trading Account

Selecting a Market & Trading Pair

Click on the "drop-down" menu on the top left-hand side of the interface to discover different markets supported on Buffer.
You can use the "star" ticker on the list to add your favorite pairs to 'Favorites.'
Select a trading pair you'd like to open an Up/Down position on.
Fig.3 Market/Trading Pair Selector

Selecting a timeframe

From the trading dashboard on the right, choose the preferred timeframe
  • Min. available timeframe: 3m
  • Max. available timeframe: 4hrs
Fig.4 Timeframe Selector

Selecting the Trade size and asset

Select the investment asset and key in the investment size.
Supported Assets:
  • USDC
  • ARB
  • BFR
Fig.5 Trade Asset Type & Size Selector

Adjusting Slippage

  • When choosing to place a market order, users may wish to adjust slippage tolerance.
  • Slippage tolerance is the percentage of price fluctuations you can tolerate before your trade is opened.
  • Default slippage is set to 0.05%.
  • To adjust slippage:
    • Click on the Gear icon on the top right of the interface
    • Trade settings >> Slippage tolerance
    • Type in the desired slippage
Fig. 6 Slippage Adjustor

Select Order Type Market

Once all trade parameters are set, make sure you've selected the order type as "Market"
Fig.7 Order Type Selector

Opening a Position

Click on "Up" or "Down" on the Trade page depending on which side you would like to open a market order on.

Up position:

  • Earns a profit if the token's price goes up
  • Makes a loss if the token's price goes down

Down position:

  • Earns a profit if the token's price goes down
  • Makes a loss if the token's price goes up
Fig.8 Trade Direction Selector
Trading Tip: If you are unfamiliar with short-term options, please head to the overview page to learn more about this product.