Business / Agriculture / Margin Call: (1) A request from a brokerage firm to a customer to bring margin deposits up to initial levels: (2) a request by the clearinghouse to a clearing member to make a deposit of original margin, or a daily or intra-day variation payment, because of adverse price movement, based on positions carried by the clearing member.
Call Noun Synonyms: shout, cry, yell, whoop, holler
Call Verb Synonyms: shout, cry (out), hail, yell, roar, bellow, call out, holler
Margin Noun Synonyms: edge, border, perimeter, periphery, rim, lip, side, brink, verge
Business / Finance / Maintenance Margin Requirement: A sum, usually smaller than but part of the original margin, that must be maintained on deposit at all times. If a customer's equity in any futures position drops to or below, the maintenance margin l MORE
Business / Finance / Remargining: Putting up additional cash or securities after a margin call on a brokerage customer's margin account so that it meets minimum maintenance requirements. MORE