Asset cannot be sold short

Hi I donot seem to sell short any asset. I get this error message:

What is wrong here?

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Bump, I have the same problem.

This may not be helpful. But have you checked if the particular asset is shortable? You can do so via the .get_asset() method of the API. You can also try googling ‘TSLA shortable’. Although tickers may be shortable via some brokers but not others. As you may or may not now, not every asset can be shorted at a given point in time.

Thank you! I was facing the same error and realized the stock was not shortable.

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