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 level, the broker must issue a margin call for the amount at money required to restore the customer's equity in the account to the original margin level. Related: Margin, margin call.

Other Words for Maintenance

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

Margin Noun Synonyms: edge, border, perimeter, periphery, rim, lip, side, brink, verge
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Other Words for Requirement

Requirement Verb Synonyms: need, want, demand
Requirement Noun Synonyms: requisite, prerequisite, demand, precondition, condition, qualification, stipulation, sine qua non, provision, proviso, demand, necessity, essential, desideratum, must
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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 dail MORE

Materials Requirement Planning

Business / Finance / Materials Requirement Planning: Computer-based systems that plan backward from the production schedule to make purchases in order to manage inventory levels. MORE

Minimum Maintenance

Business / Finance / Minimum Maintenance: The lowest required equity level that must be held with a broker in a margin account. See: Margin call. MORE

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