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Margin account

• A brokerage account in which the broker lends the customer cash to purchase securities. The loan in the account is collateralized by the securities, and if the value of the stock drops sufficiently, the account holder will be required to deposit more cash or sell a portion of the stock. See also: Cash Account; Regulation T.

 
 

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