Margin

Business / Real Estate / Margin: In an adjustable-rate loan, the amount added to the index rate that represents the lenders cost of doing business (including costs, profits and risk of loss of the loan). Generally the margin stays constant during the life of the loan.

Other Words for Margin

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

Business / Finance / Margin Agreement: The agreement governing customers' margin accounts. MORE

OTC Margin Stock

Business / Finance / OTC Margin Stock: Shares traded over-the-counter that can be used as margin securities under Regulation T. MORE

Margin Department

Business / Finance / Margin Department: The department in a brokerage firm that monitors customers' margin accounts, ensuring that all short sales, stock purchases, and other positions are covered by the margin account balance. MORE

Marginal Visual Flight Rules (MVFR)

Science / Weather / Marginal Visual Flight Rules (MVFR): Refers to the general weather conditions pilots can expect at the surface. MVFR means Minimum or Marginal Visual Flight Rules. MVFR criteria means a ceiling between 1,000 and 3,000 feet and/or 3 to 5 MORE

Initial Margin Requirement

Business / Finance / Initial Margin Requirement: (1) Amount of money deposited by both buyers and sellers of futures contracts to ensure performance of the terms of the contract; (2) amount of cash or eligible securities required to be deposited wit MORE

Margin Account (Stocks)

Business / Finance / Margin Account (Stocks): A leverageable account in which stocks can be purchased for a combination of cash and a loan. The loan in the margin account is collateralized by the stock; if the value of the stock drops sufficientl MORE

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