General Account

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Definition: General Account

General Account

Quick Summary of General Account

A margin account provided to a customer by a brokerage, in Federal Reserve Board terminology. Regulation T requires that all transactions involving credit given to the customer must be made in a general account.

Related Phrases

treasury general account (TGA)

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
General Account. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 01, 2022
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General Account. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 01, 2022).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for General Account are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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