limit move

Limit Move

The maximum price change a security or derivative is allowed to undergo on a given trading day. Limit moves are mandated by many exchanges in order to reduce volatility in the market.

limit move

The maximum price change in a commodity futures contract permitted during a single trading session.
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A new Government speed limit move could bring a slower lifestyle back to a County Durham village.
[1989a] compare volatility before and after a trading halt due to a price limit move.
Let C(T) be the total costs (running and interruption or limit move) of maintaining a futures market in a given commodity (contract) during the period of time until the contract goes limit-up or limit-down, where T, a random variable, is the stopping time associated with the limit move.
In this scenario, the futures price and its volatility should reflect no information during the limit move; the price limit simply delays trading until a time when the true price falls within the allowable trading range.
Iran has made strong alliances with Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and Russia to limit moves by Saudi Arabia, Israel and the United States to dominate the region.
A Romney administration would limit moves to apply federal standards and requirements to private insurers, he says.
Also, Kaufmann-Rothstein International has a team of trading educators whose job is to provide exhaustive trading seminars on how to determine market trends, how to trade based on market news, how to trade using the limit moves and how to use moving averages.
Yang, 2009, "A Censored Stochastic Volatility Approach to the Estimation of Price Limit Moves", Journal of Empirical Finance, 16, pp337-351
The proposal to bring in a rule in football to limit moves t o no more than three consecutive handpasses is not that out of the ordinary, but the other Cork motion at Congress is sure to cause plenty of debate.
He said that Taiwan and China should work together to limit moves toward Taiwan declaring independence, saying that China and Taiwan shared a common destiny.
Using minute-by-minute data, they compared the return volatilities between pre-limit and post-limit periods and found that price limit moves are followed by reduced volatility.
Its overnight gains, however, made players refrain from actively selling the dollar, and thus helped limit moves in dollar-yen rates, said a dealer at Citibank in Tokyo.