OTC margin stock
OTC margin stockShares traded over-the-counter that can be used as margin securities under Regulation T.
OTC margin stock
Operating marginOperating margin
The Turnover of a company (its sales) minus direct costs and overheads.
Maintenance marginMaintenance margin
The dollar amount required to be kept at the OCC throughout the life of an option OCC; percentage of the dollar amount of OCC that must always be kept as OCC.
Allows investors to buy securities by borrowing money from a broker. The margin is the difference between the market value of a stock and the loan a broker makes. Related: Security deposit (initial).
Marginal tax rateMarginal 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.
Margin account (stocks)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 sufficiently, the owner will be asked to either put in more cash, or sell a portion of the stock. Margin rules are federally regulated, but margin requirements and interest may vary among broker/dealers.
Further SuggestionsMarginal rate of substitution
Effective margin (EM)
Buy on margin
Marginal value product
Gross profit margin
Marginal revenue product
Marginal propensity to consume
Net profit margin
Marginal propensity to save
Operating profit margin