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Is it true that by placing a high sell order on a particular stock-this will prevent the borrowing of my shares.

I have heard many different tactics - hold the certs, place high sell orders - etc...

Could someone please enlighten me on this subject or lead me to a page that explains this.


Dear cooper,

I don't think this is possible, although I'm sure many people wish it was. (I've heard about all the tactics, too.)

I don't have an actual web page to refer you to, but you can try posting your question in the Shorting Stocks board, to see if you can get some feedback. You can get there by typing the board name in the center space of the navigational bar below and pressing 'enter.'

Stay Foolish and prosper!

Karen Kosoy
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