Business / Agriculture / Cost-Containment (For WIC): Refers to statutory provisions in the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 that require state agencies to contain WIC program costs, particularly with respect to the cost of infant formula sold through the program. See competitive bidding and sole source bids.
Business / Finance / Precautionary Demand (For Money): The need to meet unexpected or extraordinary contingencies with a buffer stock of cash. MORE
Business / Construction / Ledger (For A Structural Floor): The wooden perimeter frame lumber member that bolts onto the face of a foundation wall and supports the wood structural floor. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Special Supplemental Nutrition Program For Women Infants And Children (WIC): WIC provides federal grant funds to state health agencies and recognized Indian tribal organizations to operate programs for low-income pregnant and postpartum mothers, infants, and children (under ag MORE
Business / Finance / Speculative Demand (For Money): Purchasing risky investments that present the possibility of large profits, but also pose a higher-than-average possibility of loss. A profitable strategy over the long term if undertaken by professio MORE
Business / Finance / Transaction Demand (For Money): The delivery of a security by a seller and its acceptance by the buyer. MORE