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Point

The smallest unit of price change quoted, or one one-hundredth of a percent. Related: Minimum price fluctuation and tick.

Point

A way of conceptualizing price changes in the trading of securities. For stocks, a point corresponds to $1, while for bonds it indicates a 1% change relative to the face value. For example, if one states that GE rose two points on Thursday, this means that it rose $2. See also: Tick.

point

A change in the value of a security or a security index or average. For common and preferred stocks a point represents a change of $1. For bonds a point represents a 1% change in face value. For example, a one-point decline in a $1,000 principal amount bond translates to a $10 decline in price. For stock averages and indexes a point represents a unit of movement and is best interpreted as a percent of the beginning value. For example, a 100-point decline in the Dow Jones Industrial Average that started the day at 10,000 represents a 1% fall in the average.
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The team with the most points will be the King of the Road.
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Stepheson, one of the top juniors in the country, finished with 21 points, 17 rebounds and 12 blocks for his first triple-double of the season.
The Uniform Settlement Statement prescribed under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974(6) (Form HUD-1) must clearly designate the amounts as points paid in connection with the loan (e.
The funds used to pay the points cannot be deducted by the bank from the loan proceeds.
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Larger businesses already using Check Point enterprise solutions at headquarters can also utilize their existing SmartCenter/Provider-1 infrastructure to deploy policy remotely to a UTM-1 appliance at a branch office.
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As previously announced, Check Point will initiate a compulsory redemption procedure to acquire the remaining shares and warrants in Protect Data as soon as possible and initiate a delisting of the shares in Protect Data from the Stockholm Stock Exchange.
Morro Bay's Blair then hit a 3-pointer to cut the lead back to two points, but Skidmore sealed the win with a 7-footer in the lane that brought the lead back up to four.
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It is part of our focus on two primary layers: network security as our core platform and our recently announced expansion into data security," said Gil Shwed, founder and chief executive officer of Check Point.