Federal margin call

Definition:

A broker's demand upon a customer for cash, or securities needed to satisfy the required Regulation T down payment for a purchase or short sale of securities.

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Currency Exchange Risk

Uncertainty about the rate at which revenues or costs denominated in one currency can be converted into another currency.

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