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stocks on margin: Original post by W D Adkins of Demand Media Buying stocks on margin means that you purchase the shares using money borrowed from your broker as well as your own funds. The amount of money you must put up is called the initial margin requirement. Buying stocks on margin and other securities transactions that require borrowing are regulated by the Federal Reserve Board, the Financial Industry…

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