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At TDW you have to put up 50% margin.

So if you have $1,000, you can short up to $2,000 worth of stock in your margin account.

Of course with $1,000, you could instead go long $2,000 worth of stock.

But if you want to have some longs and shorts at the same time, your grossed up long plus short positions may not exceed $2,000.
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