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A specific area of the trading floor that is designed for the trading of commodities, individual futures, or option contracts.


A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.


A location on a commodities exchange trading floor where the futures of a particular commodity are traded. Also called ring.
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Anti-X may not prevent Disease X, or you got caught by Pitfall 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10.
To test our method for improving pitfall traps, we constructed a Y-shaped, vinyl fabric drift fence with three arms that intersected at 120 [degrees] (Fig.
Pearls and pitfalls in emergency radiology; variants and other difficult diagnoses.
Levelling up by trading in the loot you collect provides power-ups to help extend your adventure, while your trusty whip can be called upon to take out the classic Pitfall enemies such as rattlesnakes, scorpions and crocodiles' snapping jaws.
com)-- Successful real estate CEO Brian Davison today announced the release of The Top Ten Pitfalls of Trust Deed Investing (How to Avoid Them and Invest for Success), Off Wall Street Investing Risk Management, published by Outskirts Press.
Each edition pinpoints common pitfalls faced when planning, preparing, and presenting PowerPoint shows.
Collection Methods - Gibbons and Semlitsch (10) stated that pitfall traps in association with terrestrial drift fences are an effective method for sampling herpetofaunal communities, but recent studies have utilized both pitfall and funnel trap types in order to attain a more complete community survey (11, 12, 13, 14).
This case illustrates potential pitfalls in diagnosing melioidosis, which requires clinical and laboratory awareness and knowledge of its geographic distribution.
same location, 9 August, 2005, uncovered dry pitfall, N.
Another pitfall is that legislators may try to cut a deal with Schwarzenegger to link support for his redistricting plan to a sneak effort to bump up term limits.
The authors called this the greatest pitfall of all.