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Limit

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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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(3) "The Limitative Theorems of classical metamathematics are usually regarded as, at best, disappointing, at worse posing nasty philosophical problems.
(25) Thus, applying no norm other than formal consistency, the generic orientation relentlessly pursues, along the diagonal, the existence of all that which escapes constructivism's limitative doctrine of thought.
limitative verbs (stem m[??]i "go:") Prefix Participle Suffix conjugation conjugation IPF-habitual b-a-m[??]i "I go" IPF-simul ma[??]i "I go" starting Perfective m[??]i-t "I (resulative) started" b.
One must also keep in mind that limitative restrictions to use the previously established [ / ] relationship (see Eq 1) are firstly the respect of 110 [degrees] C lower temperature limit and secondly the necessity of kinetic effects prevalence with regard to temperature effect (8).
Pour ce faire, il propose une redefinition du terme de librairie francaise, par trop limitative dans son acception courante a connotation administrative, et une diversification des outils d'analyse du marche francais du livre sur le plan documentaire et geographique.
[sections] 107 are preceded by the words `shall include,' and use of the term `including' is defined as `illustrative and not limitative.' " Id.
The Limitative Theorems of classical metamathematics(11) are usually regarded as, at best, disappointing, at worst posing nasty philosophical problems.
Ils auraient prefere que la disposition soit clairement limitative (73).
Thus, it is not clear why it would be necessary to limit the right of association in political parties for one of the reasons enumerated in a limitative manner by art.
Bergson, une telle necessite de la conscience humaine et du langage --le temps s' << ecoule >>, se << dilate >> ou se << contracte >>--est facheuse, illusoire et limitative. Alors que le temps signifie toujours du mouvement, voire meme du progres, donc du mouvement exclusivement en avant, l'exprimer sous la forme de l'espace signifie le solidifier et l'homogeneiser d'une facon qui le rend inerte (Bergson, 1912) [12].