What To Expect From Margin Account Requirements

By Matthew Makowski Margin trading can be a potent ally. It’s an easy way to enhance a portfolio’s earning power. But first, it’s important to know about margin account requirements.
Before getting started margin trading, investors have to fulfill certain obligations. While requirements can vary by brokerage, there are some basic rules that they are all need to follow.

Current prerequisites for a healthy margin account were put in place in 2016. These are scheduled to remain effective until at least 2021. So once an investor looking to open a margin account fulfills these obligations, they should be good to go for a while.
But setting …read more



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