margin trading(redirected from Traded on Margin)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to Traded on Margin: Buying on Margin
Trading securities that an investor has bought with money borrowed from a broker for that purpose. An investor who trades 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.
The buying and selling of securities in an account in which money is owed to the brokerage firm.