Hypothecation is the practice where a borrower pledges collateral to secure a debt. The borrower retains ownership of the collateral, but it is "hypothetically" controlled by the creditor in that he has the right to seize possession if the borrower defaults. A common example occurs when a consumer ...
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Hy·poth`e·ca'tion noun [ Late Latin hypothecatio .] 1. (Civ. Law) The act or contract by which property is hypothecated; a right which a creditor has in or to the property of his debtor, in virtue of which he may cause it to be sold...
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1. The act or contract by which property is hypothecated; a right which a creditor has in or to the property of his debtor, in virtue of which he may cause it to be sold and the price appropriated in payment of his debt. This is a right in the thing, or jus in re. 'There are but few cases, if any, i...
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In banking, refers to the commitment of property to secure a loan. In securities, refers to the commitment of securities to serve as collateral for margin loans at the broker-dealer firm.
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• (n.) The act or contract by which property is hypothecated; a right which a creditor has in or to the property of his debtor, in virtue of which he may cause it to be sold and the price appropriated in payment of his debt. This is a right in the thing, or jus in re. • (n.) A contract whe...
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Deposit of collateral to secure a loan. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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Pledging of securities or other assets as collateral to secure a loan, such as a debit balance in a margin account. (See debit balance, margin)
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An agreement whereby someone puts up collateral to secure the debt of another. This means that someone may agree that a piece of real estate will be collateral for a debt. If the debt isn't paid the creditor may have the property seized to satisfy the debt, although the person hypothecating the prop...
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A convertible security whose optioned common stock is trading in a middle range, causing the convert
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Hypothecation means pledging an asset as collateral for a loan. If you use a margin account to buy o
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