Regulation U

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Regulation U

Federal Reserve Board limit on how much credit a bank can allow a customer for the purchase and carrying of margin securities.

Regulation U

A regulation of the Federal Reserve Board governing the total amount a bank may lend a customer for purposes of buying securities. This contrasts with Regulation T, which governs the same thing for brokers and dealers.

Regulation U

A Federal Reserve regulation that controls bank loans made to customers for the purpose of purchasing and carrying listed stocks.