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Balances

The Balances section shows your account balances for securities, commodities and in total. These balances don't include margin requirements.

To view all Balances values, expand the section using the green plus (+) sign. To customize this view to show only the values you want to see, put a check next to these parameters and click the green minus (-) sign to contract the section.

If you have strategies or models, view them by expanding a line, or use the drop-down selector to view values only for a selected model/strategy.

Values in the Balances section include:

Parameter

Securities

Commodities

Net Liquidation Value

Total cash value + stock value + securities options value + bond value + fund value.

Total cash value (which includes futures P&L) + commodities options value.

Net Liquidation Uncertainty (957 and higher) Displays the uncertainty of the Net Liquidating Value associated with after-hours price changes.  

Equity with Loan Value

Cash Account: Settled Cash.

Margin Account: Total cash value + stock value + bond value + fund value + European & Asian options value.

Cash Account: Total cash value + commodities option value - futures maintenance margin requirement + minimum (0, futures P&L).

Margin Account: Total cash value + commodities option value - futures maintenance margin requirement.

Previous Day Equity with Loan Value

Marginable Equity with Loan Value as of 16:00 ET the previous day.

Not applicable.

Reg T Equity with Loan Value

Cash Account: Settled Cash.

Margin Account: Total cash value + stock value + bond value + fund value + non-U.S. & Canadian securities options value + accrued interest + accrued dividend.

Cash Account: Total cash value + commodities option value - futures maintenance margin requirement + minimum (0, futures P&L).

Margin Account: Total cash value - futures maintenance margin requirement.

Special Memorandum Account

 

If this values falls below zero at the end of the trading day, positions will be liquidated.

A special account associated with a Reg T Margin account that is maintained for the purpose of applying Federal Regulation T initial margin requirements at the end of the trading day.

Max ((EWL - US initial margin requirements)*, (Prior Day SMA +/- change in day's cash +/- US initial margin requirements** for trades made during the day.))

*calculated end of day under US Stock rules, regardless of country of trading.

**at the time of the trade

Not applicable.

Securities Gross Position Value (GPV)

Equals the sum of the absolute value of all positions except cash, index futures and US treasuries.

Value of a position is price * size * multiplier

 

Cash

Settled cash + sales at the time of trade + futures P&L

Settled cash + sales at the time of trade + futures P&L

Settled Cash

Cash recognized at the time of settlement - purchases at the time of trade - commissions - taxes - fees.

Stock Settlement: Trade date + 2 days

Options Settlement: Trade date + 1 day

Same as for Securities.

Futures Settlement: Trade date + 1 day

Accrued Interest

Interest that has accumulated but has not been paid or charged.

Same as for Securities.

 Dividend Payables

Dividends in Lieu that must be paid by the holder of a short position.

 

Important Disclosures