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margin account

noun
1.
an account opened by a customer with a brokerage house in which listed securities can be purchased on margin.
Compare cash account.
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  • margin account: allows you to borrow money from the brokerage firm against your securities.
  • Member organizations must confine cross-margin positions to a portfolio margin account dedicated exclusively to cross-margining.
  • The same safeguards that protect margin account customers are probably adequate to protect cash account customers.

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