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I checked out the American Express brokerage site the other day. It appears that when you sell shares on their site you are offered a menu where you can choose FIFO, LIFO, etc. I've also been told that E*Trade offers a similar function. Can anyone verify, and let us know how well these work?

E*Trade has a page that comes up after you input a sell order. It asks which lot you would like to select from (it has them all listed, so you click on one). If the chosen lot does not contain the total number of shares you are selling, they will ask again from the remaining lots. It really is nice. Unfortunately, I switched to Brown and no longer have this option.

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