margin call
margin call margin call n. (Stock market) A demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement; -- caused by the decline in market prices of a security or commodity purchased on margin[5].

Syn: call. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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