Margin Trading

Capiche: Portfolio Margin Part 4—Risk Management and Margins October 1, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Nobody wants his or her stock investments to be forcefully liquidated. Protect your portfolio with better estimations and risk management plans.

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Capiche? Portfolio Margin Part 3: Profit, Loss, and Expiration July 24, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Part 3 of our series on portfolio margin covers profit, loss, and what happens at expiration—eventually your position will expire, know what to expect.

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Capiche? Portfolio Margin Part 2: Greeks, Unveiled April 16, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Part of our series on portfolio margin, the greeks—theoretical metrics describing how things like stock price, time, and volatility can impact option price.

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Capiche: Leverage Into A Margin World January 8, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

You can upgrade your trader status by expanding your leverage with portfolio margin, but first you must know synthetic equivalents—here's a primer.

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Portfolio Margin: How It Works and What You Need to Know August 5, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Portfolio margin is available to TD Ameritrade clients who have a margin account and meet requirements like a certain equity level and options approval.

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Got Leverage? Portfolio Margin versus Regulation T Margin July 12, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

How can individuals get risk based margins like market makers and not have to own a seat on the exchange floor? It's with portfolio margin.

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Amp Up Your Trading With Margin and Leverage? January 18, 2016 7:00 PM   |  

Active traders and investors can maintain margin, a cushion of buying power in their accounts for volatile times.

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Big Margin For The Masses: The Nuts And Bolts of Portfolio Margin July 1, 2015 6:03 PM   |  

Margin trading has been around forever. But qualified traders, there’s another category—portfolio margin—that could take your leverage to new heights.

8 min read  |  Margin
Margin Momentum ... Or Mayhem November 24, 2014 7:00 PM   |  

The U.S. stock market’s march to record highs has been accompanied by surging margin debt, a potential red flag for investors.

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Capiche: Behold Portfolio Margin! Working with Total Position Risk October 1, 2013 5:47 PM   |  

Risk-based margin is both a blessing and a curse. But is it for you?

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Now You See It, Now You Don't: A Primer for Trading on Margin December 31, 2011 7:00 PM   |  

Trading on margin can boost your performance or be a black hole of losses. Keeping your eyes open and understanding what you're doing.

8 min read  |  Margin
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