margin
Money borrowed from a brokerage firm to fund investment transactions. In futures and options trading, Funds borrowed and used as a performance bond assuring that the investor will comply with the terms of any derivatives contracts bought or sold in the account. See Call Loan; call loan Rate; Call Money; Initial Margin; Margin Account; Margin Call; Maintenance Margin; remargining.
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