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Sterling Trader® Pro Guide

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Locate Monitor

This window helps locate shares of hard-to-borrow securities.

  1. To access the Locate Monitor, from the main toolbar go to WINDOWS > LOCATE MONITOR
  2. Make sure the account is filled correctly along with the destination.
  3. THEN, select your desired symbol and quantity that you want to short – and click SEND.
  4. Clicking ACCEPT makes the shares available to short, BUT, does NOT place the order to short them.
  5. After clicking accept, the status and details will appear in your Locate Monitor Window.


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