margin call


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Noun1.margin call - a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirementmargin call - a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
demand - an urgent or peremptory request; "his demands for attention were unceasing"
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Veleron had alleged that Morgan Stanley began illegally short-selling shares of a Canadian auto parts company that Veleron had invested in just prior to the financial crisis, after learning that Veleron was going to be unable to meet a $93 million margin call and would be forced to liquidate its stock.
Dubai: A margin call is when a broker demands an investor deposit additional money or securities so that the margin account is brought up to the minimum maintenance margin.
A margin call is a demand by a broker that an investor deposits more cash to cover potential losses on trades.
They face several risks, the most important being that the price of the option may change unexpectedly and the position may lead to an unexpected margin call.
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