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Intraday Short Locate
Version 2
TradeStation is pleased to introduce the Intraday Short Locate app, which enables customers to request locates of non-Easy to Borrow (ETB) securities without having to pick up the phone. Once locates are approved, customers with equities margin accounts can sell short non-ETB stock as they would ETB stock within the TradeStation platform, including in strategies running EasyLanguage®. How it works: With the Intraday Short Locate app, you simply identify which stocks you want to sell short and send locate requests for the maximum needed shares for each symbol either before market open or before the desired trade. This allows you to incorporate non-ETB short sales in automated trading strategies throughout the trading day. All short locate requests are valid for same-day trading, and new locate requests are required for each trading day. Any approved locate that is not used the same day expires at the end of the trading day. Intraday short locate requests are serviced from 7 a.m. to 5 ...
TradeStation is pleased to introduce the Intraday Short Locate app, which enables customers to request locates of non-Easy to Borrow (ETB) securities without having to pick up the phone. Once locates are approved, customers with equities margin accounts can sell short non-ETB stock as they would ETB stock within the TradeStation platform, including in strategies running EasyLanguage®.

How it works:
With the Intraday Short Locate app, you simply identify which stocks you want to sell short and send locate requests for the maximum needed shares for each symbol either before market open or before the desired trade. This allows you to incorporate non-ETB short sales in automated trading strategies throughout the trading day.

All short locate requests are valid for same-day trading, and new locate requests are required for each trading day. Any approved locate that is not used the same day expires at the end of the trading day. Intraday short locate requests are serviced from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, with trading commencing at 8 a.m. ET.

The Intraday Short Locate app will be automatically distributed to all clients who download TradeStation, creating a seamless user experience. Although the app will work with previous versions of TradeStation, its functionality will be limited and manual download and login may be required to launch the app.
What's New
Version 2
The Intraday Short Locate app has been updated to leverage more modern technologies.

Version 1
Version 2
The Intraday Short Locate app has been updated to leverage more modern technologies.

Version 1
Customer Reviews
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Average Customer Rating:
 (8)
Works good
August 25, 2019 Version: 2
By:James Bayse
About 90% of the time it will find the shares I need to short.
Limited stocks to short
May 5, 2019 Version: 2
By:Edwin Chu
It works fine but I do hope they can make all hard to borrow stocks be able to short
Nice
February 19, 2019 Version: 2
By:JOSHUA TAYLOR
Easy to use. Wish you could access this app with the mobile version as well so I can short on the go.
very slow and unresponsive
December 18, 2018 Version: 2
By:user11111111
this is a not so useful app
why don't a link to the Easy to borrow instead of this one? 9 out of 10 the windows to short it's gone when and if they give the green light
Doesn't work
October 9, 2018 Version: 2
By:Harry C
Try to use it. The app doesn't work.
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Tradestation 9.1 (Base)
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