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.

Browse by Subjects

Related Terms

futures commission merchant (FCM)
settlement price
introducing broker (IB)
gross yield
See All Related Terms »

Popular Terms In Brokerages

share purchase scheme
sinking fund provision
net transaction exposure