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Reg-SHO Restricted Stocks

The following stocks are listed on the Reg-SHO watch list. Reg-SHO is a US regulation governing stock shortability. In general, Reg-SHO restricted stocks are not permitted for shorting. However, IB may allow Reg-SHO stocks to be shorted when inventory conditions permit. The main shortable list defines the actual availability.

Please see following web page from the NYSE for additional information: http://www.nyse.com/threshold/ regarding Reg SHO and restricted stocks.

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Last updated: Wed, 24.Jun.15 09:37EDT

This availability information regarding shortable stocks is indicative only and is subject to change. IB does not accept short sale orders for US stocks that are not eligible for DTC continuous net settlement (CNS) and all short sale orders are subject to approval by IB.


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