We've Adjusted Margin Requirements on Certain Securities

We've Adjusted Margin Requirements on Certain Securities

The following requirements are in place for affected securities:

AMC*

  • Stock:
    • 100% margin requirement for long positions.
    • 200% margin requirement for short positions.
  • Options: 
    • Long calls, long puts, and covered calls are permitted.
    • Selling short put options is permitted if you have available funds to cover the entire amount of the exercise.
    • Selling naked calls is permitted if you have available funds for increased requirements.

GME*

  • Stock:
    • 100% margin requirement for long positions.
    • 300% margin requirement for short positions.
  • Options: 
    • Long calls, long puts, and covered calls are permitted.
    • Selling short put options is permitted if you have available funds to cover the entire amount of the exercise.
    • Selling naked calls is permitted if you have available funds for increased requirements.

We continue our commitment to help investors better understand what's behind these moves and how to navigate the market impact.

We'll keep this list updated with the latest information.

Please note, neither Charles Schwab & Co. nor TD Ameritrade has halted clients from buying any stocks, or selling any stocks they own, and neither firm has restricted executing any basic options strategies.