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a demand from a brokerage house to a customer that more money or securities be deposited in his or her margin account when the amount in it falls below that stipulated as necessary to cover the stock purchased.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The reality is that there was a
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Accounts of this kind would generally be subject to a
The stock's price falls and the broker issues a
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