The funds placed on account with their broker to act as margin.
Other Trading Basics
Anything that is owned that is expected to generate a return to the owned.
Opposite to a liability.
A charge levied on a client to place trades in certain asset types. FX and CFD trading attracts commission.
American Depositary Receipts or ADRs. These are shares of foreign companies listed on exchanges in the USA in dollars.
They allow US investors to get access to overseas shares without the hassle of having to exchange currency, open brokerage accounts overseas and so on.
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