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Regulation T Calls

Definition: [crh] Federal Reserve Board Regulation T margin calls are issued when a customer makes a transaction in a margin account and does not meet the minimum initial requirement of 50% cash or loan available. This margin call iDefinition: s referred to as a Fed Call. The customer must increase the equity in the account by depositing additional funds and/or marginable securities. If the necessary amount of casDefinition: h or securities is not deposited into the account within the specified time period, securities may be sold to meet the call, and the account may become restricted.

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