Initial Margin Requirements

Initial Margin Requirements

Margin: Know What’s Needed – CME Group

… Take a look at the role and importance of margins when trading futures contracts including initial and maintenance margin.(1)

… 30 t There are two types of margin – variation margin (VM) and initial margin (IM). The methodologies for calculating the amounts of margin that (2)

Futures margin: capital requirements – TD Ameritrade

… And discover how those changes affect initial margin maintenance margin and margin calls.(3)

… 19 IM is designed to ensure there is a margin “buffer” to protect against potential losses following a change in value of a derivative position (4)

Margin Trading Requirements – Fidelity Investments

… For new purchases the initial Regulation T margin requirement is 50% of the total purchase amount. So if you wanted to buy $10000 of ABC stock on margin (5)

… When an investor buys a security using a margin account the initial margin or initial margin requirement is how much of the purchase price – represented as (6)

Countdown to Phase 6 Initial Margin


… The overall liquidity burden resulting from initial margin requirements as well as the availability of eligible collateral to satisfy such requirements has (8)