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Delivery

The tender and receipt of an actual commodity or financial instrument in settlement of a futures contract.

Delivery

The transfer of a security or an underlying asset to a buyer. The term is often used in options, forward, and futures contracts, in which payment and delivery are separated by a relatively long period of time. Most of the time, however, delivery does not occur, as most traders offset their positions with opposite contracts.

delivery

1. The transfer of a security to an investor's broker in order to satisfy an executed sell order. Delivery is required by the settlement date.
2. The transfer of a specified commodity in order to meet the requirements of a commodity contract that has been sold.

delivery

The transfer of possession from one person to another.Deeds and leases require delivery before they are effective. Delivery does not depend on manual transfer, but does depend on the intent of the parties. Deeds are delivered when placed within the possession or control of the grantee in such a manner that the grantor cannot regain possession or control.

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In addition, continued research is needed to clarify the potential link between alcohol and premature birth, particularly extreme premature delivery.
They found that a history of one or more miscarriages nearly doubled the risk of pre-term rupture of the membrane that surrounds the baby in the womb, increasing the chances of a premature delivery.
Ultrasonographic evaluation of the cervix in pregnancy has provided some insight into premature delivery and pregnancy wastage.
Mothers who have had malaria are at increased risk for premature delivery, anemia, and death.
About five percent of pregnant women have hypothyroidism," he says, which can increase the risk of miscarriage, premature delivery, low birth-weight babies and hypertension (toxemia) at delivery.
Using methamphetamine while pregnant can increase the risk of premature delivery and can cause heart and brain abnormalities in infants.
Apart from the risk of breast cancer following abortion, there is also an increased risk of cancer of the rectum, ovary and uterine cervix; perforation of the uterus and placenta previa in subsequent pregnancies; premature delivery, with consequent 38 times increase in cerebral palsy and cognitive impairment of a subsequently conceived infant; six times lower fertility; emotional difficulties, and three times the risk of suicide, as well as five times the risk of substance abuse.
2002), as well increasing the risk of premature delivery when infected during late pregnancy (Arvin 1996; Paryani and Arvin 1986).
The next day, she had a spontaneous premature delivery, and the baby died.
Kraizberg, 1990, "The Market Making of Forward Contracts with Premature Delivery Provision", Journal of Banking and Finance, 14:691-716
Pneumonia, diarrhoea, malaria, pneumonia or blood infection in newborn babies, premature delivery and asphyxia at birth together accounted for 73pc of deaths.
Warning signs of preeclampsia, a complication of pregnancy that often forces a premature delivery, are revealed through blood tests (SN: 5/10/03, p.