Option Margin: Definition, Requirements, How To Calculate

But with a Margin Requirement of 2%, only $2,000 (the “Required Margin“) of the trader’s funds would be required to open and maintain that $100,000 EUR/USD position. Depending on the currency pair and forex broker, the amount of margin required to open a position VARIES. FINRA’s Office of General Counsel (OGC) staff provides broker-dealers, attorneys, […]

Is the Stock Market in a Bubble? Yes, and Here’s What to Expect

The few investors who see them coming, well… there’s a reason successful trading can make you rich. A stock market bubble is typically characterized by what economists call positive and negative feedback loops. Much of the history written on the Crash focuses on the rampant speculation in the market at the time. Typically, a bubble […]