General account

Definition:

Federal Reserve Board's term for a margin account provided to a customer by a brokerage firm. Governed by Regulation T of the Fed.

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Statistical inference

A statistical method of drawing conclusions on unknown properties of a population based on a random sampling of data from that population.

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