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  1. What does it mean when I get a maintenance margin call?

  2. What is the difference between a sunk cost and an opportunity cost?

  3. What is the difference between initial margin and maintenance margin?

  4. How exactly does buying on margin work and why is it controversial?

  5. Which financial ratio best reflects capital structure?

  6. What are the macroeconomic effects of allowing stock buying on margin?

  7. Why would I need total debt to total assets represented as a ratio, as opposed to ...

  8. How does a company's capitalization structure affect its profitability?

  9. How should investors interpret unlevered beta?

  10. Does the bank set up an escrow account for the buyer and seller in a home sale?

  11. Why does the Federal Reserve Board regulate which stocks can be bought on margin?

  12. Does agency theory apply to brokers and clients?

  13. What is the difference between extensive margin and intensive margin in economics?

  14. Should I attempt to trade futures myself using software, or is this better left in ...

  15. What is capital structure theory?

  16. How risky are futures?

  17. After Enron, are SPVs / SPEs considered good business practice?

  18. Are there leveraged ETFs that track the financial services sector?

  19. How do you find the level of EBIT where EPS doesn't change?

  20. How is EBIT breakeven affected by leverage and financing plans?

  21. Are warrants traded by brokers?

  22. How do I place a limit order online?

  23. Are there leveraged ETFs that track the metals and mining sector?

  24. What does it signify about the state of a company if it has unusually high shareholders' ...

  25. How do you transfer common stock from one broker to another?

  26. How do I use software to make arbitrage trades?

  27. How do you trade put options on E*TRADE?

  28. How do you trade put options on Ameritrade?

  29. What is the effect of price inelasticity on demand?

  30. How do I calculate the debt-to-equity ratio in Excel?

  31. How is it possible to trade on a stock you don't own, as is done in short selling?

  32. How does lack of corporate social responsibility hurt a company's bottom line?

  33. Are there leveraged ETFs that track the utility sector?

  34. Is there a downside to having a high liquidity ratio?

  35. Is debt/equity a good metric to use when analyzing utility stocks?

  36. How can I tell if a utility will be able to pay off its debt?

  37. What is liquidity risk?

  38. What does the gearing ratio say about risk?

  39. How do hedge funds determine what assets to own?

  40. How do I implement a Forex Signal System into a forex trading strategy?

  41. Who are cambrists and how do I become one?

  42. How long does it take a broker to confirm a trade after it is placed?

  43. How do you know if a trade placed to a broker is confirmed?

  44. Which leverage ratios are most useful for analyzing manufacturing companies?

  45. How do I unlever beta?

  46. What are the differences among a real estate agent, a broker and a realtor?

  47. What are the differences between gross profit and EBITDA?

  48. Can real estate agents give referral fees?

  49. What's the difference between a cash account and a margin account?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  57. What is a "wash sale"?

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

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

  60. What is an ABC Agreement?

  61. Given the below information, all of the following statements are FALSE regarding ...

  62. A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, ...

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

  64. What is the difference between leverage and margin?

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

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

  67. When looking at my online broker account, I see an account value, cash value and ...

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

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

  70. How do speculators profit from options?

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

  72. How does leverage affect pip value?

  73. Does the party loaning shares in a short sale transaction benefit in any way other ...

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

  75. Margin accounts are established to allow investors the ability to use leverage with ...

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

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

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

  79. How does pyramiding work?

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

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

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

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

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

  85. What is a margin account?

  86. How does leverage work in the forex market?

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

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

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

  90. How is margin interest calculated?

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