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Limit Down

On a futures exchange, the maximum amount by which a futures contract may decline in price on a trading day. This may be a dollar amount or some percentage of its opening price. Exchanges set limits down in order to reduce volatility in the market and to reduce pressure for panic selling.
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With two limits down in two hours, it was time for us to return to our families and to our holiday festivities.
All three EDXRF spectrometers--the Alloy, AlloyPlus and NonAlloy--offer a host of features from low detection limits down to the ppm range for heavy metals, to an interface bezel with operator-defined hot keys to maximize speed of common tasks.
This limits down time so you can keep your business running and your clients happy.
Dragsters will be pushing their very own cars or motorbikes to their very limits down the circuit's world-class quarter-mile strip, which is part of the prestigious National Hot Rod Association Worldwide Network.
Several blue chip stocks touched limits down," the analyst said.
That gave the 60 per cent compliance rate, which brings the group's level of adherence with its output limits down to the historical average rate from a peak of 81 per cent in April and March this year.
With low operational costs, small amounts of reagents and a small footprint, the 797 VA Computrace makes trace analysis easy and fast using the standard addition method typically used in these analyses with detection limits down to ppt.
Bringing speed limits down to as low as 20mph is ridiculous, people in large rural areas have to be able to get about in a reasonable timescale.
So the council is set to proceed today with plans to ram its attack on term limits down L.
OmniStar[TM] is easy to use, has a rapid response rate and low detection limits down to 10 ppb for many gases.
HANK MARVIN has been in the music business for over 40 years and, although The Shadows guitar legend now lives in Australia, he's back over here with a new album and tour - and some advice on coping with the rugged outback and speed limits Down Under.
The use of non-specific performance rolling options gives Standard Pacific the ability to renegotiate price/terms or void the option which limits down side risk in market downturns and provides the opportunity to hold land with minimal investment.