Improper Margin Use
Improper use of margin is a form of misconduct that some brokers can’t resist. To the investor, trading on margin incurs greater risk . At the same time, it’s one of the best ways for brokers and investment advisors to turn a profit.
There are many risks to trading on margin. You may lose more money than you have in your account. You may end up owing money to your broker. Watch out for this type of misconduct.