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Aggregate Sum of House Origin Margin on Deposit

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Origin Margin (also referred to as Original or Initial Margin) is the initial deposit of margin money each clearing member firm is required to make according to clearing organization rules based upon positions carried, determined separately for customer and proprietary positions.1

Aggregate Sum of House Origin Margin on Deposit
($ in billions)
  2007 2008 2009 2010
Aggregate Sum of House Origin Margin on Deposit $22.9 $34.5 $27.0 $36.2


1 Source: Margin on Deposit amounts obtained at month-end from DCOs. (back to text)

 

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