Business / Taxes / Debit Balance: A debit balance is what you owe. It’s entered as accounts receivable on the books of the lender and appears on your account statement as a liability. For example, if you have a margin account and borrow money to buy stock, your monthly brokerage statement will show a debit balance for the amount of the margin loan.
Balance Verb Synonyms: weigh, estimate, ponder, consider, deliberate, assess, compare, evaluate
Balance Noun Synonyms: scale(s), steelyard
Business / Finance / Customers Net Debit Balance: Agreement signed by a margin customer that allows a broker to borrow margined securities up to the level of the customer's debit balance to help cover other customers' short positions. MORE
Science / Weather / Heat Balance: The equilibrium which exists on the average between the radiation received by the earth and atmosphere from the sun and that emitted by the earth and atmosphere. The balance between heat loss (long wa MORE