margin trading

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Margin trading

Buying securities, in part, with borrowed money.

Margin Trading

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.

margin trading

The buying and selling of securities in an account in which money is owed to the brokerage firm.