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Margin call

A demand from a broker to a client to provide more funds to bring a margin account balance up to a required level.



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Marginal tax rate

Marginal tax rate

The additional tax which someone pays on each £1 increase of his or her taxable income. In the UK the tax bands for 2003-2004 tax year are:10 per cent on the first slice of earnings22 per cent on next slice40 per cent on top sliceUnder the 'progressive' tax system, once someone's earnings take him into the top tax bracket, any extra earnings will be taxed at the top rate. So someone who is in the 40 per cent bracket has a marginal tax rate of 40 per cent.


Net profit margin

Net profit margin

Net income divided by sales; the amount of each sales dollar left over after all expenses have been paid.


Margin of safety

Margin of safety

With respect to working capital management, the difference between (1) the amount of long-term financing and (2) the sum of fixed assets and the permanent component of current assets.


Initial margin requirement

Initial margin requirement

When buying securities on margin, the proportion of the total market value of the securities that the investor must pay for in cash. The Security Exchange Act of 1934 gives the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve the responsibility to set initial margin requirements, but individual brokerage firms are free to set higher requirements. In futures contracts, initial margin requirements are set by the exchange.


Operating margin

Operating margin

The Turnover of a company (its sales) minus direct costs and overheads.


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