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house call

n.
A professional visit made to a home, especially by a physician.

house call

A visit to a Pt by a physician providing some form of primary care or followup to prior therapy
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Billionaire investor Alexander Vik said margin calls by Deutsche Bank as markets tanked in the onset of the credit crisis in October 2008 caused him so much stress that he was treated in hospital.
even in the best-case scenario, where the option expires leaving the seller to bank the premium, unexpected margin calls can disrupt the strategy during its volatile lifespan.
The operations of the company are in order and no margin calls have been triggered against the stock," it said in a statement.
Written and directed by unknown filmmaker JC Chandor, Margin Call is a high-wire, never-jangling, pressure cooker of a movie mixing some of the best bits and tension of films like Shattered Glass, Breach and Up In The Air in the different world of banking.
Investors were either forced to sell their more liquid blue chips to meet margin calls, or their brokers sold holdings if customers couldn't raise the capital to pay them back.
Margin calls are the rule for both exchange traded and over-the-counter (OTC) price derivatives transactions.
If such disasters cannot be forecast, at least the price at which margin calls are possible can be.
Specifically, in September 2008, when BNP Paribas made a margin call on Veleron as Magna shares plummeted, Veleron asserted that Morgan Stanley learned from BNP that Veleron would not meet the margin call, and used that insider information as the basis for short-selling Magna shares.
A margin call is when a broker's demand on an investor to deposit additional money or securities so that the margin account is brought up to the minimum maintenance margin.
Per ECB rules, a 5 percent margin call on all loans taken by Spanish banks and collateralized with nationally issued debt should be triggered if the rating falls under A-minus.
Margin Call (15, 106 mins) If you've ever been fired or know someone who has or is possibly about to be, then the first 15 minutes of this new movie will send huge shivers down your spine.
Writer-director JC Chandor explores the questionable morality of a fictitious group of men and women at the centre of the collapse in Margin Call.