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Managing Margin (Part 4) – The Future of Margin – Ten Predictions

We offer ten predictions about future developments in the margin arena. Some we expect with a fair amount of certainty, while others require us to gaze more deeply into our crystal ball; nonetheless, we believe all are legitimate and, we hope, thought-provoking.

June 15, 2021
Managing Margin - the Importance of Transparency

Managing Margin (Part 3) – The Importance of Transparency

Broker-dealers understand the importance of producing accurate margin calculations for their clients’ accounts, but they need to know more than just how much margin each client must post; they need to know why the margin system came up with a given result.

March 9, 2021

Managing Margin (Part 2) – Drowning in Data, Sinking in the Support Effort

Those responsible for maintaining a margin system often feel that they are drowning in data management issues. In part two of this series we discuss ways to make margin calculations far more efficient and meet the firm’s need for answers in real-time.

January 19, 2021

Managing Margin (Part I) – Five Key Challenges from a System-Wide View

Computing, optimizing and monitoring real-time margin requirements across a multitude of instruments and customer accounts is a Herculean task. In this article, TS Imagine discusses the key challenges in this arena and will dive deeper into the specifics of solving its challenges.

December 7, 2020