G-8

Definition:

G-8, the Group of Eight, is a meeting of finance ministers and was formed in 1997 when Russia joined the Group of Seven. The member countries of G-8 are Russia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, and United States.

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G-20 G-7 G-8 GA GAAP

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House call

Notification by a brokerage house that a customer's margin account is below the minimum maintenance level. The client must provide more cash or equity, or the account will be liquidated.

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