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Margin account

A brokerage 

Account

 in which the 

Brokerage

 lends the customer 

Cash

 with which to 

Purchase

 securities. Unlike a 

Cash

 account, a margin 

Account

 allows an investor to 

Buy

 securities with 

Money

 that he/she does not have, by borrowing the 

Money

 from the 

Broker

. The Federal Reserve limits 

Margin

 borrowing to at most 50% of the amount invested. Some brokerages have even stricter requirements, especially for 

Volatile

 stocks. People usually open 

Margin

 accounts to take advantage of an opportunity to leverage their investment, rather than because they donít have the 

Money

 to make the 

Full

 purchase. brokerages 

Charge

 a relatively low 

Interest

 rate on 

Margin

 loans in 

Order

 to entice investors into 

Buying on margin

.



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10-Q

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10-K

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52-week low

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19c3 stock

,

Account

,

Accounts receivable

,

Accounts receivable aging

,

Accounts receivable turnover

,

Account statement

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Annuity unit

,

Account aggregation

,

Account balance

,

Active account

,

Adjustable rate

,

Alternate account

,

Asset management account

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

Account executive

,

All or any part

,

Alternative order

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

Active money

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Absolute advantage

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Asset conversion loan

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Automatic investment plan

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Accumulation unit

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Amount recognized

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Burn rate

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Barren money

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

Best-execution requirement

,

Broker

,

Brokerage

,

Brokerage firm

,

Brokerage house

,

Broker loan

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Broad money

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Buying power

,

Buying basis

,

Buying hedge

,

Break-even analysis

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Balloon loan

,

Bank term loan

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Borrow

,

Bridge loan

,

Broker loan rate

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Borrowed stock

,

Buy-side

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Buying outright

,

Capital investment

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cash

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash basis

,

Cash budget

,

Cash control

,

Cash conversion cycle

,

Cash cycle

,

Cash earnings

,

Cash equivalence

,

Cash journal

,

Cash ratio

,

Charge

,

Contra account

,

Contribution margin

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Cash reserves

,

Central assets account

,

Checking account

,

Compound interest

,

Custodial account

,

Cash equivalents

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Collaterized Loan Obligation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Cash account

,

Code of procedure

,

Contingency order

,

Contingent order

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Customer protection rule

,

Cash dividend

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Capital account

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Comparative advantage

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Current account

,

Customer

,

Cyclical stock

,

Carrying charge

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash commodity

,

Cash market

,

Cash price

,

Cash settlement

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Cash withdrawal

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Certificate of stock

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Cash advance

,

Cash collateral

,

Cash credit

,

Cash-out refinancing

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Character loan

,

Charge card

,

Classified loan

,

Closed-end credit

,

Conforming loan

,

Consolidation loan

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Credit limit

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

Contingent deferred sales charge

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Cash Against Documents

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash-balance plan

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Cash sale

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cash buying

,

Cash delivery

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Closing purchase

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deferred charge

,

Deposit in transit

,

Drawing account

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Debt limit

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Drawn securities

,

Day loan

,

Day order

,

Deep discount broker

,

Designated Order Turnaround

,

Discount broker

,

Discretionary account

,

Discretionary order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Dividend requirement

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Daily trading limit

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Demand loan

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Discount loan

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Deferred account

,

Dirty stock

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Daily low

,

Depth of market

,

EBITDA margin

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

European Currency Unit

,

Exchange rate

,

Extended broad money

,

ECI

,

Economic growth rate

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Exchange versus cash

,

Eligibility requirements

,

Effective tax rate

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Ex-all

,

Evergreen loan

,

Explicit interest

,

Exercise limit

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Even lot

,

Even spread

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal funds

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Fed funds

,

Fractional reserve banking

,

Frozen account

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

Federal National Mortgage Association

,

Federal Reserve Note

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Full

,

Full lot

,

Full price

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Floor broker

,

Front-ending an order

,

Full-service brokerage

,

Fiat money

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Fed

,

Fed bias

,

Fed Chairman

,

Federal Reserve Bank

,

Federal Reserve Board

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Federal Reserve requirement

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Fed pass

,

Fluctuation limit

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Face amount

,

Fee-for-service

,

Front-end load

,

Full surrender

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full disclosure

,

Full stock

,

Federal Housing Administration

,

FHA Loan

,

Finance charge

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Floor loan

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Full ratchet

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Flexible spending account

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Federal tax lien

,

Gross margin

,

Gross profit margin

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General account

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Good Til Canceled

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House account

,

House of issue

,

High-tech stock

,

Heir

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home equity loan

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Investment flows

,

Inactive account

,

Insured account

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Invested capital

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

Independent broker

,

In-house

,

Institutional brokerage

,

Introducing broker

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

Investment multiplier

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

Insurable interest

,

Insurance broker

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

,

Indexed loan

,

Installment loan

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

Investment property

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

ITS

,

Joint account

,

Jumping the gun

,

Jumbo loan

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Know Your Customer

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order

,

Limit order book

,

Limit order information system

,

Limit price

,

Lawful money

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Limit down

,

Limit move

,

Limit up

,

Lock-limit

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Loan stock

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal age

,

Lend

,

Line of credit

,

Loan

,

Loan note

,

Loan schedule

,

Loan sharking

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Lease-purchase agreement

,

Leading the market

,

Listing requirements

,

Like-kind exchange

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Low

,

Lows

,

Modified cash basis

,

Money center bank

,

Money order

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Make a market

,

Managed account

,

Margin

,

Margin account

,

Margin agreement

,

Margin buying

,

Margin call

,

Margin loan

,

Margin rate

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Money management

,

Medium of exchange

,

Money

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Most distant month

,

Marginable stock

,

Make whole provision

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Money factor

,

Morning loan

,

Mortgage broker

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage rate

,

Management buyin

,

Marketable securities

,

Mill rate

,

Mixed account

,

Money flow

,

Most active

,

Net interest margin

,

Net investment

,

Net margin

,

Net operating margin

,

Net profit margin

,

Non-cash expense

,

Near money

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nostro account

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Nominal rate

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

Nonvoting stock

,

No-Action Letter

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Non-conforming loan

,

Note loan

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

No-load

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Normal retirement age

,

No-load stock

,

No book

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Operating cash flows

,

Operating leverage

,

Operating margin

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

Online broker

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Option account

,

Or better

,

Order

,

Order flow

,

Order ticket

,

Outside broker

,

Operating profit margin

,

Open economy

,

Open market operation

,

Operating rate

,

Omnibus account

,

Open interest

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open mortgage

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

Option margin

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open

,

Open market

,

Open position

,

Open repo

,

Open trade equity

,

Order book official

,

Order imbalance

,

Petty cash

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit margin

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Purchase

,

Payment for order flow

,

Prime broker

,

Prime brokerage

,

Public Securities Association

,

Purpose loan

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Price limit

,

Policy limit

,

Policy loan

,

PPO

,

Power of Attorney

,

Partially amortized loan

,

Participation loan

,

Personal interest

,

Piggyback loan

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prime rate

,

Principal amount

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

People pill

,

Prime rate fund

,

Position limit

,

Protective put buying

,

Purchase agreement

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Painting the tape

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Reverse leverage

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Regulation Q

,

Reserve ratio

,

Reserve requirement

,

Rate covenant

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Restricted account

,

Retail brokerage

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Restricted stock

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Recourse loan

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Rescheduled loan

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Real estate broker

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Relative Strength Index

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Retail investor

,

SEC filing

,

SG&A

,

Sales charge

,

Savings account

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Spot rate

,

Stock buyback

,

Student Loan Marketing Association

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Securities loan

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell the book

,

Significant order

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Specialist unit

,

Split order

,

Stock loan

,

Stop-limit order

,

Stop order

,

Street broker

,

Sweep account

,

Second preferred stock

,

Special dividend

,

Stock dividend

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Single stock futures

,

Special Drawing Right

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Separate account

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Secondary stock

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock certificate

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Stock consolidation

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock index

,

Stock market

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Stock power

,

Stock screening

,

Stock swap

,

Stock symbol

,

Stock ticker

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secured loan

,

Securities lending

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Signature loan

,

Single-payment loan

,

Soft loan

,

Stafford loan

,

Standby loan commitment

,

Start rate

,

Swing loan

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Synthetic stock

,

Special use property

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Self-directed retirement account

,

Surrender charge

,

Special situation

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short purchase

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Scale order

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Securities fraud

,

Seek a market

,

Small investor

,

Smart money

,

Sophisticated investor

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Times interest earned

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tight money

,

Take delivery

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Teaser rate

,

TED spread

,

Term loan

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Take profits

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unit

,

Undermargined account

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unemployment rate

,

Unearned interest

,

Unsecured loan

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Variation margin

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Volatile

,

With interest

,

Wrap account

,

Waiver of premium

,

Working capital loan

,

Wraparound loan

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-investment portfolio


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