What are the initial and maintenance margin requirements for shorting listed securities at Zecco Trading?
Price (Per Share) Initial Margin Requirement Maintenance Margin Requirement $5.00 and Below $2.50 per share or 100% of market value, whichever is greater Same as Initial Above $5.00 $5.00 per share or 50% of market value, whichever is greater $5.00 per share or 30% of market value, whichever is greater • What happens if my equity is not sufficient to meet the maintenance margin requirements? Your account will generate a Margin Call and Zecco Trading will notify you as a courtesy. Margin calls are due upon the creation of the call. Zecco Trading, along with our clearing firm, establishes a due date as a courtesy notice. Zecco Trading, in observation of regulatory policy, may sell your securities at any time without consulting you in order to meet the call. Typically, if a call is not met by the due date the account is considered “In Default” and Zecco Trading may liquidate positions to cover ALL outstanding calls prior to their individual due dates. Depending on market fluctuation, posi