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buy on margin: Original post by Slav Fedorov of Demand Media Margin is the amount of money or other securities an investor must put up when buying stocks with money borrowed from a broker. If a brokerage account is approved for margin, the use of margin is automatic, up to the maximum legally allowable limit. Buying on margin means buying a stock partially with funds borrowed from a broker.

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