A Futures Lending Account is a funding solution for traders who use futures to hedge their positions.
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The Futures Lending Account is a financing solution for traders who use futures to hedge positions and is not a loan on an unsecured basis or secured by the customer account of the customer, and is subject to the requirements of these regulations and the provisions of Sections 1522(c) and 1403(b) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Act). Resource : https://onlinefuturescontracts.com
A futures commission merchant may, however, lend funds on an unsecured basis to finance customers’ trading in the underlying contracts or commodity options of the customer, provided that the proceeds of such loans are treated and dealt with by the futures commission merchant as belonging to the customer.