kmiklas
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I was denied a margin account for being unemployed, what should I do?
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Put more money into the account. You have to demonstrate that you have the cash to back your bets. If you don't have the money, and you're unemployed, then what are you doing messing around with a ...

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If I sold some stock by mistake and immediately bought it back, is that sale still subject to capital gain tax in USA?
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Based on your comments, let's be clear about what happened: When you accidentally sold the 10 shares by mistake, you sold them short. When you subsequently bought 20 shares, this is really two trades:...

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