If I want to get some money out from a stock that has made me some money, do I have to sell my stock or can I get some of my gain out without selling any shares?


For pure stock transactions where there is no margin account, securities need to be sold to realize a gain.

Updated on December 21, 2017

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How Long Does it Take to Transfer Money to Checking Account After Selling Stock
By Paul Edmondson