margin account

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Noun1.margin account - an account with a securities brokerage in which the broker extends creditmargin account - an account with a securities brokerage in which the broker extends credit
brokerage account - a fund that a customer has entrusted to a securities brokerage; "you can't get a brokerage account unless you have $20,000"
cash account - an account with a securities brokerage whose transactions are settled on a cash basis
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Ernst & Young said it learned from one exchange that Cotten established a margin account and traded various cryptocurrencies "extensively" - 67,000 individual transactions - with multiple digital assets that didn't trade on Quadriga.
Their Shariah Board has approved new products to enhance the availability of range of products for its customers including the Running Musharkah, Tijarah Finished Goods Financing, Staff Salary account, Margin account, Placement and Acceptance of Funds for treasury.
The investors open a margin account, at a minimum fee, into which the broker deposits cash to enable them buy more shares.The practice is entrenched in the advanced markets and the broker uses the shares as security for the loan.
Ordonez said the interest rate charged by First Metro Sec at 0.9 percent for this margin account is the lowest in the industry at 0.9 percent - lower than credit cards and other unsecured loans.
A fully licensed and regulated bank, Saxo enables private and institutional clients to easily trade multiple assets from a single margin account on multiple devices.
Often, interest paid on a margin account at a brokerage firm will be classed as investment interest, but that's not the only possible source.
Most standard brokerage agreements allow the broker to lend out stock held in a margin account. In the past, investors were generally indifferent (and often unaware) that their stock was lent out, since it did not affect the amount they received, and dividends and payments in lieu were taxed at the same rate.
And, if one invests with a margin account or using leveraged instruments like options, then one can lose money with these equities as well.
ETFs are subject to risk similar to those of stocks including those regarding short-selling and margin account maintenance.
All trades flow to a single multi-product, cross-collateralised, margin account.
For a company with a high cost of capital, the opportunity cost of having to sideline funds into a margin account is very substantial.
Margin account: A brokerage account that permits the owner to borrow money to buy securities.