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margin

1. Commerce the profit on a transaction
2. Economics the minimum return below which an enterprise becomes unprofitable

margin

[′mär·jən]
(geography)
The boundary around a body of water.
(graphic arts)
The blank area at the vertical and horizontal edges of a printed page.
(science and technology)
An outside limit.

margin

1. The exposed flat surface of the stiles and rails which form the framing around a panel.
2. The projecting surface above the stair nosings in a close string.
3. The mitered border around a hearth.
4. The exposed surface of a slate or tile which is not covered by the one above.

margin

A blank row at the extreme top and bottom or a blank column at the extreme left and right sides of a sheet of paper or on-screen window. Margins are used for design purposes as well as to accommodate printers that cannot print to the very edge of the paper. See margin guide and gutter.
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Following ASIC's review, one margin lender decided to cease offering double geared loans.
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The brokerage currently charges fees for margin buying and margin selling as one transaction, but it will scrap the current system and charge fees for each margin selling and margin buying transaction, it said.
In such a system, a department works against its margin target--exceed target and there are cheers all around, fail to meet target and an examination of conditions is warranted (and that does not have to be a "witch hunt," since sometimes the target was just poorly chosen).
A Profit margins measure how much money a company keeps after factoring in the cost of doing business (expenses).
Many companies do not fully understand or utilize the powerful leverage of a system like MarginMax, which focuses on gross margin as the leverage point and integrates all the key drivers of gross margin into a comprehensive improvement program that aligns from strategy to daily execution.
Contribution margin is the difference between revenue and variable expenses.
NEW YORK-Department stores are expected to report weaker gross margins for the fourth quarter as promotional activity was stepped up to lure holiday shoppers into stores.