margin account


A brokerage account established for the purpose of borrowing money to fund investment transactions or for use as a performance bond when trading in derivatives. See Call Loan; Call Loan Rate; Call Money; Initial Margin; Margin; Margin Call; Maintenance Margin; Remargining.

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 • Writing cash-secured puts  • margin call  • margin level  • call money rate  • restricted account  • margin  • margin requirement  • remargining