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Margin Call Alert (Cash Account Notice)

If there is an exclamation point next to your POP as depicted below, your account may be facing a margin call:

To determine why the exclamation point is there, you can click on it and a description will appear.

If you do not have a margin account, there may be capital in your “money market” account that TDA's system does not recognize. If this is the case, there is a “Regulation T” cash requirement that is covered, but not recognized as covered because the cash is in the money market account. After the cash sweep today, this notice should go away.

If you do have a margin account and your available buying power is below zero, you are facing a margin call. To proactively resolve this issue, contact TD Ameritrade immediately by dialing 800-773-9636.

They can also be reached by emailing

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