Maintenance margin stocks

Maintenance margin stocks

Margin is borrowing money from your broker to buy a stock and using your investment as collateral. Investors generally use margin to increase their purchasing power so that they can own more stock without fully paying for it. But margin exposes investors…

NYSE maintenance margin excess

NYSE maintenance margin excess

The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and NASD, after an investor has bought securities on margin, the minimum required level of margin is 25% of the total market value of the securities in…

Maintenance margin Gold futures

Maintenance margin Gold futures

Definition: A margin call is a request from a brokerage firm to a customer to bring margin deposits up to the initial margin levels in order to keep holding the current positions. A margin call normally happens with an adverse move against the customer…

Maintenance margin Def

Maintenance margin Def

For derivative contracts, when the margin drops below the maintenance margin, the investor gets a margin call. The investor must post margin to the initial margin (which is higher than the maintence) or the contract will be liquididated. Maintenance Margin…

Maintenance call VS margin call

Maintenance call VS margin call

What You ll See: The equity in your account has fallen below the minimum maintenance requirement. An immediate deposit of funds and/or the deposit of marginable securities are needed to satisfy this call. What it Means: Per NYSE Rule 431 and FINRA Rule…

I Dont understand margin maintenance requirements

I Dont understand margin maintenance requirements

A cash account is a type of brokerage account in which the investor must pay the full amount for securities purchased. An investor using a cash account is not allowed to borrow funds from his or her broker-dealer in order to pay for transactions in…

Maintenance margin futures example

Maintenance margin futures example

Participants in a futures contract are required to post performance bond margins in order to open and maintain a futures position. Futures margin requirements are set by the exchanges and are typically only 2 to 10 percent of the full value of the futures…

OptionsHouse maintenance margin

OptionsHouse maintenance margin

The market values and margin rates used to compute the initial and maintenance margin scenarios utilize OptionsHouse house standards. Higher margin rates may be utilized when calculating these scenarios. The amount of money you can borrow on margin toward…

Maintenance margin requirement example

Maintenance margin requirement example

The Process of Buying Stock on Margin Buying a stock on margin is essentially using credit to purchase stock shares, much like using a credit card. A brokerage firm lends money to an investor to buy stocks. The brokerage firm will charge interest on the…