Terms Beginning With 'r'

Recourse Loan

A Recourse Loan is basically defined as a type of loan that assists a lender to retrieve a defaulted sum from a defaulter or a borrower who fails to pay back its liabilities. A Recourse Loan allows the lender to go for the liquidation of another asset of the borrower in case the collateral submitted by the borrower is not enough to recover the lend amount.

High Leveraged Transaction is defined as a bank loan given to a company which is already in huge debt.

Margin is the borrowed money, used to buy an investment, from a brokerage firm and is the difference between the total value of securities held in the loan amount from the broker and an investor's account.

A margin account is also known as brokerage account or loan account, in which the customers can borrow money from brokers in cash to buy stocks or any other financial products. A margin account is only appropriate for a sophisticated investor, as the investor has the potential to lose more money than the deposited funds in the account.

Backlog is an accumulation of work that needs to be completed, and the term has a variety of uses in the accounting process. The uncleared company’s sales orders and pending loan applications are some of the examples of backlog. The backlog figures may impact the company’s future earnings.

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