What is margin trading?

Margin trading is a form of borrowing that lets you leverage securities you already own to purchase additional securities, protect your account from overdraft, or access a convenient line of credit.

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Watch this video to learn more about margin trading, how it works, and some of the benefits and risks to help you decide whether it is a trading strategy that can help you achieve your investment goals.

Next steps to consider

Open an account with Fidelity and apply online for margin approval.

We'll explain the process, what to expect, and provide answers to frequently asked questions.

Learn more about how our 3 margin products can help you achieve your goals.

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