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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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The whole system of lifetime and annual allowances would benefit from radical simplification, and preferably the abolition of the lifetime limit altogether.
We assume that the packet lifetime limit is L = 50, the maximum gross utility of successful transmission is normalized to 1 (i.
More and more Americans facing complex, chronic, and disabling mental illnesses are hitting this Medicare lifetime limit and losing access to essential crisis hospital stabilization services when they are most needed.
The Government would contribute through the Canada Disability Savings Bond, which provides up to $1,000 per year to RDSPs, up to a maximum lifetime limit of $20,000.
Folk who think their pension fund may exceed the lifetime limit in future need to take action within three years to protect their benefits.
Those whose pensions are already worth more than a lifetime limit, who think they might be caught by the cap, can register to protect their fund after A Day.
4m lifetime limit on pensions savings that can benefit from tax relief will affect senior managers, while 38pc think it will hit middle managers as well.
The government has recognised this need for flexibility by replacing the yearly limit on pension contributions by an overall lifetime limit.
The Government also proposed simplifying the tax regimes for pensions into a single one and introducing a lifetime limit of pounds 1.
The Government also proposes simplifying the eight existing tax regimes for pensions into a single one and introducing a lifetime limit of pounds 1.
In addition to work requirements, TANF places a 60 month lifetime limit on the amount of time families with adults can receive cash assistance.
When the state's high court tossed the term-limits law, some legislators figured they could try to have it both ways by crafting a substitute that retained the 12-year lifetime limit on legislative service, but allowed a representative or senator to serve all 12 years in one chamber.

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