Margin Call

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.

Other Words for Call

Call Verb Synonyms: shout, cry (out), hail, yell, roar, bellow, call out, holler
Call Noun Synonyms: shout, cry, yell, whoop, holler
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Other Words for Margin

Margin Noun Synonyms: edge, border, perimeter, periphery, rim, lip, side, brink, verge
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Maintenance Margin Requirement

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

Remargining

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

Margin

Business / Agriculture / Margin: The amount of money or collateral deposited by a customer with a broker, by a broker with a clearing member, or by a clearing member with the clearinghouse, for the purpose of insuring against loss on MORE

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