Cloud on title

Definition:

Any claim or encumbrance, usually discovered in a title search, that may impair the title to a property, and make its validity questionable. See: bad title.

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Minimum maintenance

The lowest required equity level that must be held with a broker in a margin account. See: margin call.

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