What does Buying Power refer to?

Buying Power applies to margin accounts and represents the dollar amount the account owner could borrow in order to make a further purchase on margin. Buying Power is your cash balance plus the loan value of any marginable securities in your account. Buying Power is updated each time you visit the page. Cash and registered accounts will show a Buying Power equal to their trade cash balance.

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