Cannot short RIMM

Discussion in 'Trading' started by yabz, Aug 6, 2003.

  1. yabz


    I tried to short RIMM yesterday, but IB wouldn't let me. I got some cryptic message saying that this share couldn't be shorted.

    Is this because the share was falling so rapidly that there were no shares to lend me, or are some stocks unshortable?
  2. ttrader


    I guess it fell so fast You din't catch an uptick ....

  3. sprstpd


    Click on US Shortable Stocks.

    Type in RIMM - none to borrow.
  4. put up a bullet