Understand what buying on margin is, and how to start investing using margin at Firstrade. Learn More >>
Margin BenefitsMargin buying allows you to enjoy flexible cash, increased returns and more advantages. Learn More >>
Margin RisksFully understand the risks of trading on Margin and learn how you can manage them. Learn More >>
Margin RequirementsLearn about Margin Requirements and the difference between Initial and Maintenance Margin Requirements. Learn More >>
Margin CallA comprehensive demonstration on what a Margin Call is and how to avoid one. Learn More >>
Margin Buying PowerLearn the logic of how your Margin Buying Power is calculated and plan your portfolio more strategically. Learn More >>
Day Trading RulesLearn the definitions and rules of Day Trading.
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Please click here to download a Margin Application and Agreement.
Cash vs. Margin
Learn the difference between cash and margin account. Learn More >>
Short selling is a strategy to use when you expect a security’s price will decline. Learn More >>
Cash Account Trading Rules
Learn the Cash Account Trading Rules including Good Faith Violations and 90-Day Restriction. Learn More >>
Find easy examples of Margin Requirements, Margin Calls and Day Trade Rules in our Tutorial section. Learn More >>
Margin Related FAQs
Find the answers to your questions regarding trading on Margin in our Margin-related FAQs section. Learn More >>
Firstrade offers margin interest rates as low as 5% APR. For more details, please refer to our Margin Interest Rates.
Definitions of commonly used Margin-related terms. Learn More >>