margin call


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a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement

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NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, is enhancing its collateral management platform for institutional clients with the introduction of an online central messaging service that will enable market participants to transmit margin calls, substitution instructions and interest statements electronically.
As alleged in the FINRA claim, Plaintiffs were told by Goldman Sachs that orders for the margin call were issued from Goldman Sachs' most senior executives.
That way, it would have to take a major market drop before you get a margin call.
By reducing operational risk and dramatically increasing transparency, the service significantly improves and expedites the margin call process.
NO SEC FIVE DOLLAR RULE: An important allegation in the FINRA Claim is Goldman contrived a margin call based on a mythical "SEC Five Dollar Rule.
The intention and effect of these changes are to decrease the size of any margin calls resulting from the bulk transfer of MF Global customers to new clearing members not to increase them.
TIME WARNER CABLE OFFERS TRESPASS AND MARGIN CALL ON DEMAND SAME DAY AS THEATERS
The recent market volatility has forced a number of insiders to sell stock due to margin calls or to pay down debt collateralized with company stock.
As alleged in the complaint, Plaintiffs were told by Goldman Sachs that orders for the margin call were issued from Goldman Sachs' most senior executives.
If margin had not been used, the FedEx stock would not have been liquidated to meet the margin call, thereby providing it with an opportunity to recover given that the price of FedEx stock came back in value since 2009.
Firms can force the sale of securities in accounts to meet a margin call, * Firms can sell securities without contacting the account holder, * Account holders are not entitled to choose which securities or other assets can be sold, * Firms can increase its margin requirements at any time and is not required to provide advance notice, * Account holders are not entitled to an extension of time on a margin call; and * Account holders can lose more money than is deposited in a margin account.
Without the margin loan, the UPS stock would not have been liquidated to meet the margin call, thereby providing it with an opportunity to recover as the price of UPS stock rebounded since 2009.
We feel that it is important for shareholders to know that these sales were entirely motivated by the margin call and were unrelated to the company's operational and financial performance or condition.
Since a margin call can result in serious consequences to the small investor, it is especially important for firms to clearly explain margin rules and disclose all risk and finance charges associated with the loaning and borrowing of funds to finance securities transactions.
In connection with the prepayment of principal and the pledge of additional shares, Actava and Triton agreed to modify the margin call provisions of their loan agreement.