A margin call means your broker is asking you to repay the money it lent you to buy stocks — and if you dont, it could mean big losses for your portfolio

Por: Business Insider Business January 22, 2021


Sometimes, stock market investors are able to borrow money from their broker to buy stocks or other securities. This tactic is called buying on margin, or . Margin trading increases your buying power and amplifies profits. But the possibility of encountering a margin call is the big catch of margin trading. Basically, it's a request by your broker to pay back some of the money you borrowed — pronto. If you don't, the broker can... + full article

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