Is shorting futures in a 401k legal?

Discussion in 'Index Futures' started by HotTip, Nov 22, 2006.

  1. HotTip

    HotTip

    I know you can't short stock or use margin in a 401k, but does that apply to shorting index mini-futures as well?
     
  2. ids

    ids Interactive Brokers

    Shorting futures is legal. You do not take any loan to short futures.