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

  2. What does the Daily Average Revenue Trade (DART) tell me about a brokerage?

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

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

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

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

  7. What is a "wash sale"?

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

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

  10. What is an ABC Agreement?

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

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

  13. 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?

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

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

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

  17. How do speculators profit from options?

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

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

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

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

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

  23. How is margin interest calculated?

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

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

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

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

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

  29. How does leverage work in the forex market?

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

  31. What is the difference between leverage and margin?

  32. How does pyramiding work?

  33. How does leverage affect pip value?

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

  35. What is a margin account?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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