FAQ

Trading

What is short selling? What is a short squeeze?
What is the Pattern Day Trader rule and how can I be sure I'm not breaking it?

Protecting Your Investments

How is Michetti positioned to help ensure my investments are well protected?
What is Securities Investment Protection Corporation(SIPC)?
What is the Federal Deposition Insurance Corporation(FDIC)?

IPOs and Direct Listings (DPOs)

Can I trade IPOs?
What is a direct listing?
What are the differences between a direct listing and an IPO?
How are the price and number of available shares determined for a direct listing?
Are there eligibility requirements or an indication of interest form to fill out to participate in a direct listing?
What other companies have gone public via a direct listing?

Stock Splits

What is a forward stock split?

Margin Calls

What is a margin call?
What should I do if I receive a margin call?

Good Faith Funding

What is a good faith violation?
What’s a specific example?
What happens if there are multiple good faith violations?