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  1. What happens if I cannot pay a margin call?

  2. How does margin trading in the forex market work?

  3. How can I trade in cross currency pairs if my forex account is denominated in U.S. dollars?

  4. What should I look for when choosing a forex trading platform?

  5. What is a "wash sale"?

  6. What are some common hand signals on the trading floor?

  7. When is it acceptable for a broker to commingle funds with a client?

  8. What is an ABC Agreement?

  9. Given the below information, all of the following statements are FALSE regarding this existing margin account EXCEPT:

  10. How much more will it cost me to buy an odd lot of shares?

  11. A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, debit balance: $10,000 and SMA: $2,000. How much of the SMA may be used to purchase additional securities?

  12. What are the components of the risk premium for investments?

  13. Margin accounts are established to allow investors the ability to use leverage with their investments.

  14. What does it mean when the shares in my account have been liquidated?

  15. How does leverage work in the forex market?

  16. What is the difference between leverage and margin?

  17. What types of accounts are available for forex trading?

  18. How does leverage affect pip value?

  19. Where is the central location of the forex market?

  20. I want to try short selling, but how can I sell something that I don't own?

  21. What methods can be used to fund a forex account?

  22. What does "in street name" mean, and why are securities held this way?

  23. What are the risks of having both high operating leverage and high financial leverage?

  24. What do the "BxA" numbers on my brokerage's trading screen mean?

  25. What is a margin account?

  26. How do speculators profit from options?

  27. What is the difference between a broker and a market maker?

  28. What's the difference between a mutual fund and a hedge fund?

  29. Is it possible to buy mutual funds using a margin account?

  30. When looking at my online broker account, I see an account value, cash value and purchase power number. How are these calculated?

  31. How are the interest charges calculated on my margin account?

  32. How is margin interest calculated?

  33. My broker just sold securities out of my account without my permission. Is this legal?

  34. What are the advantages of using a mini forex account for trading?

  35. Why do you need a margin account to short sell stocks?

  36. How does pyramiding work?

  37. Does the party loaning shares in a short sale transaction benefit in any way other than from the interest earned on the loan?

  38. What does negative shareholder equity on a balance sheet mean?

  39. What are the minimum margin requirements for a short sale account?

  40. Use the following information about a customer’s margin account to answer the question.

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