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Limit

1. The maximum amount of price change a futures contract is allowed to undergo on a given trading day. Limits are mandated by the exchanges on which futures contracts trade, and exist in order to reduce volatility in the market. It is also called a trading limit.

2. The maximum number of transactions in commodities that an individual may make on an exchange on a given trading day. Limits are mandated either by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission or by the exchanges on which commodity contracts trade. It is also called a trading limit.

3. See: Limit order.
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3028) to fix the problem, The Medicare Mental Health Inpatient Equity Act would repeal the 190-day lifetime limit for patients receiving care in a psychiatric hospital, A total of 48 national organizations of all types have endorsed S.
4) In the case of a plan or coverage under which aggregate lifetime limits or annual dollar limits differ for categories of medical/surgical benefits, the plan or coverage may comply by calculating a weighted average aggregate lifetime dollar limit or weighted average annual dollar limit for mental health benefits.
4 million lifetime limit on the level of pensions saving that can benefit from tax relief from April next year.
ISA (Individual Savings Account): There was outrage when Gordon Brown announced plans to impose a lifetime limit of pounds 50,000 on tax-free ISAs - to replace PEPs and TESSAs next April.
Under new welfare regulations in California, those seeking assistance from the state are limited to a lifetime limit of 60 months of benefits.
To enforce a five-year lifetime limit on welfare benefits as required by the new law, the federal government is developing a nationwide database that could include unlimited personal and financial information on welfare recipients.
There would be a 5 year lifetime limit on benefits, or less at state option.
Prior to the emergency Budget, the 10% rate was restricted to a lifetime limit of pounds 2m of capital gains.
4 million lifetime limit for pensions saving that could benefit from tax relief.
The Government's proposed lifetime limit on pensions saving will hit senior and middle managers as well as top executives, a report claimed yesterday.
4m you have a three-year window from that day to register its value and that value then becomes your Personal Lifetime Limit.
MOVE fast if you are thinking of investing in a PEP, with the mounting speculation that the Chancellor will bow to pressure and increase the pounds 50,000 lifetime limit for investments into his new Individual Savings Account (ISA).

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