Accounts must maintain a minimum of $2,000 margin equity in order to buy stock on margin, short stock, and sell uncovered options.
Accounts must have deposited a total of $5,000 in cash or securities over the lifetime of the account in order to trade uncovered options.
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Important note: Due to increased market volatility, margin requirements are subject to change at any time. Please contact our customer service department at 1-877-653-2500 and ask for the margins desk to request the most up-to-date information. You may also email email@example.com.