margin : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
- n an amount beyond the minimum necessary
the margin of victory
- n the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
- n (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
- n the blank space that surrounds the text on a page
he jotted a note in the margin
- n a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
- A county-by-county look at the margin of victories for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in the 2008 race for the Democratic ticket.
- Gerry Broome AP Obama leads McCain among likely voters by 51% to 47% in Ohio , a 4-point margin that has not budged since last week's PTI survey.
- In Arkansas, solidly Democratic by a 15-point margin, Democrats currently hold the positions of governor, both senators and three of four House seats.
News & Articles
- Margin-based Supply Chain Optimization
Alan Kosansky, president, and Ted Schaefer, director of logistics and SCM, Profit Point To effectively implement margin-based supply chain optimization, it is important to have three key components in place: data, optimization technology and alignment with strategic business objectives. To effectively implement margin-based supply chain optimization, it is important to have three key components ...
June 21, 2013 - Industry Week
- Brian's Friday recap: Headaches for margin managers, opportunity for MTS traders
Collective Intelligence! The washout continues as the S&P 500 index has dropped about 5% from the highs, although the index is still up a healthy 10% on the year. The CME announces they are raising margins ...
June 21, 2013 - MrTopStep.com via Yahoo! Finance
- Confederations Cup 2013: Spain set FIFA margin of victory record against Tahiti
So much for Tahiti being a really cool story. They suffered the biggest margin of defeat in the history of FIFA senior international tournaments against Spain.
June 20, 2013 - Philly.com
- Elena Kagan in Minneapolis Star Tribune
About the current court: Responding to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, DR.I., who said justices named by Republican presidents were "driving the law in a different direction by the narrowest possible margin": "I want to make it clear that I'm not...
- Roger Goodell in True/Slant
Whether you succeed is entirely in your hands,Goodell wrote in the reinstatement letter. "Needless to say, your margin for error is extremely limited."
- President Bush in Bay News 9
Unfortunately, the measure was defeated by a narrow margin,President Bush said in a brief televised address at the White House. "I'm disappointed by the outcome, but I assure our citizens, and citizens around the world, that this is not...