Maintenance Call

Business / Finance / Maintenance Call: A call for additional money or securities when a margin account falls below its exchange-mandated required level.

Other Words for Call

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

Other Words for Maintenance

Maintenance Verb Synonyms: upkeep, care, preservation, conservation, support, sustention, sustentation
Maintenance Noun Synonyms: upkeep, livelihood, subsistence, support, allowance, living, sustenance, stipend, subvention, contribution, alimony, keep

Implied Call

Business / Finance / Implied Call: Result of a borrower's reduced credit rating. MORE

Irrational Call Option

Business / Finance / Irrational Call Option: The implied call imbedded in a MBS. Irrational because the call is sometimes not exercised when it is in the money (interest rates are below the threshold to refinance), and sometimes exercised when i MORE


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House Maintenance Requirement

Business / Finance / House Maintenance Requirement: Notification by a brokerage house that a customer's margin account is below the minimum maintenance level. The client must provide more cash or equity, or the account will be liquidated. MORE

House Call

Business / Finance / House Call: A type of account at a brokerage firm that is given a high level of priority and is handled by the main office or an executive, rather than a traditional salesperson. MORE

Local Calling Area

Technology / Cell Phones / Local Calling Area: The geographical area that a customer may call without incurring toll charges. MORE