Margin Calls Bite Investors, Banks

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Jeff Sica was quoted in The Wall Street Journal. To read the full article, please click here. 

The result was “dangerously high margin balances.” He said the products became “the vehicle of choice for investors looking to get cash for anything.” Mr. Sica and others say the products were aggressively marketed to investors by banks and brokerages.

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