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Does the FIFO stock selling rule brokerage account independent or does it spread across all accounts?

It can really only work account by account.

Think about this: (Assuming you designate this beforehand), it's possible to sell specific lots within an account, right? So, if you don't designate any specific lot, they must be selling the oldest shares that they bought and are holding for you. It's those specific shares, with their own cost basis and holding period, that the brokerage is selling. (Shares, unlike dollars, are not fungible.)

They can't be selling the shares that are being held for you at another brokerage house -- unless you transfer them first.

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