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Subject:  Re: Broker Sold My Stock! Date:  9/25/2001  4:00 PM
Author:  Crosenfield Number:  31986 of 88040

When you place an open order, such as a limit order to buy or a stop loss order to sell, most brokers issue a confirmation.
Your monthly brokerage statement lists all open orders.
If you cancelled your stop loss order, the change should appear on your monthly statement. If there is an order in effect, most brokers will list it on that statement. Look to see whether it is there. If it is, it was your responsibility to cancel the order if you didn't want it executed. If it is not, you need to talk to your broker.

The other possibility is that your shares were sold because of a margin call, but you don't sound like that is the case.

Best wishes, Chris
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