Margin

Determine when you are using margin (borrowing money) and how it is calculated.

How do I calculate margin interest?
What does being on margin mean? You are borrowing money First of all, what does “being on margin” mean? When “you’re on margin,” it means that you’re borr...
What Affects an Account’s Cash Balance?
Your cash balance is one component to your account's net liq. However, if you are wondering how different types of positions can affect your cash balan...
How do I know if I am on margin (borrowing money)?
When is my account borrowing money? When cash is (negative) then you are on margin To check if your account is on margin (or borrowing) money, check your ...
What is maintenance excess?
Explaining Maintenance Excess Displays how close you are to a margin call Maintenance excess is a realtime number that lets you know the amount of excess ...
What is starting day trade buying power?
What is starting day trade buying power (SDTBP)? Your maintenance excess from the last trading day Starting Day Trade Buying Power is your account's ...
Does tastyworks offer portfolio margin (PM)?
We are targeting to release portfolio margin to individual margin accounts in Q4 of 2019. Eligibility requirements for PM will become available the closer w...
Where is my account cash balance?
Where can I see my account cash balance? You can view your account's cash balance inside each trading platform. Desktop Platform Web browser Platfo...