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Trading, Paper Trading & Competition

Can I increase the limit on the number of calls to the Alpaca API?
November 2022
Can we submit orders smaller than 1 USD in notional value?
November 2022
Can you share the list of all shortable stocks on Alpaca?
December 2022
How can I sell a delisted security?
November 2022
How do Dividends Work For Fractional Shares?
November 2022
How do you trade in extended hours with Alpaca?
November 2022
How to short stocks using Alpaca V2 API?
December 2022
Local Currency Trading FAQ
November 2022
What determines the margin for my account?
November 2022
What flags an account as “non-retail”, and what are the implications of being flagged?
November 2022
What is Fractional Trading?
November 2022
What is pattern day trading protection? Why is it denying my trades?
December 2022
What's the difference between paper trading and live trading?
November 2022
Where are securities owned by Alpaca clients held?
November 2022
Why do I see a discrepancy between the notional value requested and the order value ultimately filled?
November 2022
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