Financial structure

Definition:

The way in which a company's assets are financed, such as short-term borrowings, long-term debt, and owners equity. Financial structure differs from capital structure in that capital structure accounts for long-term debt and equity only.

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Federal Reserve Board limit on how much credit a bank can allow a customer for the purchase and carrying of margin securities.

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