Congestion


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Congestion

A situation where a demand for a security exceeds supply or vice versa. In both cases, a large change in price is likely because investors will have a difficult time entering or leaving a position at its current price. Congestion can lead to a security trading either below its support level (if supply exceeds demand) or above its resistance level (if demand exceeds supply).
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Not only do scooters avoid the congestion charge, they enable commuters to move around more easily by avoiding the stationary queues.
CONGESTION charging is not on Liverpool's agenda at least for the next five years.
In addition, a gas tax is of little use against congestion, because it doesn't differentiate between rush hour city miles and non-rush hour or rural driving.
HyperIP provides a highly efficient data transport that mitigates latency, and is tolerant of packet loss and network congestion.
53% of rural/nonmetropolitan city officials consider traffic congestion either a major (14%) or moderate (39%) problem in their city.
Professor Begg said, 'The council is right to look at congestion charges and I think that Cardiff County Council deserve praise for sticking their necks up above the parapet and showing an interest.
For example, past work on the performance of congestion-control algorithms for end nodes in the Internet (2) identified important effects on system-wide congestion arising from the retransmission behavior of individual nodes.
Congestion pricing is popular with libertarian critics of light rail transit systems.
As is the case with any medical problem, a complete history is essential to obtain clues about the etiology of the nasal congestion.
Officials at all levels of government are sorting through a queue of proposals to lessen congestion.
Although the runny nose, sneezing, and headache have subsided, the misery of nasal congestion persists.
A study by the Texas Transportation Institute estimates that traffic congestion costs Americans $43.