Understand the risks of trading on the margin so you can make informed trading decisions.

Investing Basics: Forex

Learn how to speculate on foreign currency prices in the forex market and decide if you want to expand your investing to the largest financial market in the world.

Understanding Forex Margin

Learn how to use leverage to speculate on currency prices or exchange rates. Understand the potential risks before deciding to trade forex on margin.

3 Ways to Borrow Against Your Assets

What to know before using your assets as collateral.

How Traders Can Apply Margin

There are several ways traders can use margin in their trading. Factors for how a trader uses margin include a trader's objectives, risk tolerance, and the products they trade.

Understanding Portfolio Margin

Qualified traders have access to portfolio margin, which can offer a way to increase a trader's available budget.

Option Traders: How Portfolio Margin Works

Portfolio margin is available to qualified Schwab clients who have a margin account and meet the requirements. Learn more about what it is, how it works, and the risks involved.

Portfolio Margin: What You Need to Know

There are several levels of margin trading available to traders who qualify. Here we'll discuss the basics of margin trading, including how portfolio margin works.

How Futures Margin Works

Learn about futures margin trading and how leverage impacts potential profits and losses.

Portfolio Margin vs. Regulation T Margin

Portfolio margin offers qualified individuals access to risk-based margin. Here's the difference between portfolio margin and Regulation T margin.

Basics of Buying on Margin: What's Margin Trading?

Buying on margin can magnify your returns, but it can also increase your losses. Learn the basics, benefits, and risks of margin trading.