How Margin Accounts Work


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  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). "Understanding Margin Accounts, Why Brokers Do What They Do." (Accessed Sept. 28, 2011.) http://www.finra.org/Investors/SmartInvesting/AdvancedInvesting/MarginInformation/p005922
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