Effective sale

Definition:

A sale based on the most recent round-lot price, which determines the price of the next odd lot. The difference created between the last round-lot price and the odd-lot price is referred to as the odd-lot differential.

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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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