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A specific area of the trading floor that is designed for the trading of commodities, individual futures, or option contracts.


A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.


A location on a commodities exchange trading floor where the futures of a particular commodity are traded. Also called ring.
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In another experiment, labeling a dog as a pit bull negatively influenced the perceptions that people had about the dog.
Many landlords refuse to rent to people with pit bulls because of the widespread perception that the dogs are dangerous.
Pit bulls were named in 100% of these ordinances; rottweilers followed in distant second, named in 7%.
The most notable change to the Pit Bull line over 15 years has been the tools and training that has grown and developed around the products.
But their unique status exists because of the consequences of a pit bull "snapping", said PC Tallack.
According to "The Pit Bull Dilemma -- the Gathering Storm" (1990), pit bulls in the U.
Pit bulls bred in America have been trained to kill other dogs for a vicious betting circle.
The operation came 10 days after a fatal pit bull attack on five-year-old Ellie Lawrenson in St Helens, but Merseyside Police said it was not directly linked to the tragedy and had been planned for three months.
Young pit bulls have been found with weights strapped to their backs and heads to make them stronger.
That included a &awing of a pit bull head in a spike collar in place of the ampersand in the firm name and the PIT-BULL phone number.
The amendments aim to gradually phase out ownership of pit bull dogs, or any dog that looks like them.
The prosecution says the three dogs taken from Green's home in Riddings Rise during a joint police and RSPCA raid in December, 2003, were pit bull terriers, which are banned under