Margin Loan


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Margin Loan

Money that an investor has borrowed from a broker in order to buy securities. An investor who buys on margin can realize huge gains if the price of the security moves in a favorable direction; however, he/she also takes on a great deal of risk because it may not move in such a direction. See also: Minimum maintenance, Margin call.
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Our market share in equities business maintained, with steady futures trading business and healthy securities margin loan book.
An employee's income from employer stock options was taxable in the year the employee exercised them, not when he paid off the margin loan used to purchase the stock.
However they are heavily mortgaged and have a $600,000 margin loan.
Davis had pledged approximately 204,000 new shares to his margin loan after January 1, 2012.
The subject of the public contract at the conclusion of the credit agreement to provide investment loan in the amount of 80 million CZK floating rate PRIBOR 3M + margin loan provider, valid for the entire duration of the credit agreement.
Without a margin loan, you would only have bought $5,000 worth of XYZ stock and made only $1,000.
Barai Capital was a Goldman client and used Goldman to execute trades based on NVIDIA and Marvell inside information at or around the same time Goldman was forcing Claimants to pledge their Marvell shares as collateral for the margin loan and forcing Claimants to sell the NVIDIA shares purchased with the margin loan.
94, in an MLC MasterKey Unit Trust as security for the trust margin loan account.
advice that did not adequately consider the specific needs of the client but recommended the client establish a margin loan or SMSF compliance with the disclosure requirements when the advice provided to clients included the replacement of one financial product with another.
Without the margin loan, the UPS stock would not have been liquidated to meet the margin call, thereby providing it with an opportunity to recover as the price of UPS stock rebounded since 2009.
failed to comply with financial services laws, breached the 'client/planner' relationship as the financial adviser for an elderly couple, in their 80s, by using their MLC investments as security for a margin loan taken out in the name of a trust of which he was the trustee and one of the beneficiaries while knowing they stood to lose their entire investment, engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct or conduct likely to mislead or deceive when procuring the elderly couple s units in an MLC MasterKey Unit Trust as security for the trust margin loan account.