short sales...

Discussion in 'Trading' started by dgmodel, Dec 1, 2002.

  1. dgmodel

    dgmodel Guest

    can you short a stock that is under $5???
     
  2. def

    def Interactive Brokers

  3. dgmodel

    dgmodel Guest

    how? correct me if im wrong however, when shorting you short in a margin accnt... and you cannot margin stocks under $5...
     
  4. def

    def Interactive Brokers

    just because you can margin doesn' t mean you need to use it. thus if the appropriate equity is in your account, you can short them.