Cash and/or securities deposited in a brokerage account to fulfill the margin requirements of the brokerage and NASD.

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You need to keep up the maintenance on all of the major machinery in your factory so it does not break down.

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Their maintenance staff was working great together and it made everyone feel good about our company and how everyone pitched in.

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When I opened a new account to trade stocks and bonds on margin, my broker made me deposit funds into the account to make sure there was sufficient maintenance to meet legal requirements.

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