What is Margin?
Margin is a concept frequently explored in investing / trading and it refers to borrowed money which is used to invest (a.k.a. investing on the margin). This is , and the investor may experience margin calls if the equity requirements (the amount they have to put up) increase on the asset or if their position starts losing a lot of money. As with leverage, investing on the margin amplifies return and loss, and also adds the cost of .