undermargined

Undermargined Account

A margin account in which the value of the assets purchased on margin falls below the maintenance requirement on the account. A margin account holder is required to maintain money or securities worth a certain amount in order to continue trading on margin; this rule exists to protect the broker from financing excessive and irresponsible trading. An undermargined account may result in a margin call or in the account becoming restricted.

undermargined

Of or relating to a brokerage account in which the dollar value of the margin (market value of the assets minus the amount owed) has fallen below the percentage of value set by the maintenance margin requirement.
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People are overbooked and undermargined in terms of discretionary time," Smith said.