Initial vs Maintenance Margin
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The difference between Initial and Maintenance Margin
When a margin position is entered, initial margin must be deposited. But if equity declines below maintenance margin, the broker will issue a margin call, demanding more funds. Learn in this lesson why.
When you buy a security in a margin account,