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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 Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) pays into the plan 20% of the annual contribution, up to a maximum of $500 a year (with a lifetime limit of $7,200).
We assume that the packet lifetime limit is L = 50, the maximum gross utility of successful transmission is normalized to 1 (i.e., U = 1) [2][3], the decreasing gross utility is [u.sub.[tau]] = U[[gamma].sup.[tau]-1], and [gamma] = 0.995.
There is no such lifetime limit for any other Medicare specialty inpatient hospital service.
"The pounds 1m is also a lifetime limit, with gains in excess taxed at the standard CGT rate of 18%," pointed out Vantis' Martin Barber.
It should be borne in mind that the pounds 1m is a lifetime limit, so it will be possible for an individual to make a series of qualifying gains at the 10% rate as long as the cumulative total does not exceed pounds 1m.
He was exposed to a lifetime limit of radiation in a very short time.
The Grant would be provided at matching rates of 1 for 1, 2 for 1, and 3 for 1, that will apply to annual contributions, depending on family income and the amount contributed, up to a maximum lifetime limit of $70,000.
Most states will waive the TANF program's federal requirements pertaining to work, the 5-year lifetime limit on cash assistance, and the child support requirements.
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.
The government has recognised this need for flexibility by replacing the yearly limit on pension contributions by an overall lifetime limit.
The Government also proposes simplifying the eight existing tax regimes for pensions into a single one and introducing a lifetime limit of pounds 1.4m on the amount of pensions saving that could benefit from tax relief.

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