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One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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Walshe was pleased with Cov's response to the half-time talk as they went on to score five more tries.
Thistle boss Alan Arcibald refused to blame on-loan Celtic kid Nesbitt's early moment of madness for the defeat and insisted he only subbed the teen at half-time for tactical reasons.
Some recent half-time performers at the NFL's championship game were Madonna in 2012, The Black Eyed Peas with Usher and Slash in 2011, The Who in 2010, and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in 2009.
But Aldershot's pressure continued and the half-time replacements combined to level matters.
An important function at half-time takes place inside the dressing room and what coaches tell the players during the pep talk, but the downside is players cooling down even more in a longer break.
David Irwin, business manager, said: "Since 1990, some of the biggest pulls on the National Grid have been at half-time during England's major championship matches, as the nation switches on the kettle for a half-time cuppa.
He was sent off on half-time after a second booking and Folkes departed in the last minute.
Singh and his associates at the University of Missouri-Columbia have used this technique on 750 patients and have diagnosed gastroparesis--defined as a gastric emptying half-time of over 100 minutes-in 168.
The big news is that pop superstars 'N Sync will be joining veteran rock band Aerosmith for half-time entertainment.
Remedy: Develop a half-time strategy before you reach the locker room, and don't try to deliver more than one or two big messages.
The student must be enrolled within one of the first two years of a post-secondary degree or certificate program at an eligible educational institution on at least a half-time basis.
In addition, the Early Show on CBS praised Ameriquest's efforts in elevating the tone of the half-time show, which featured legendary ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, while CNN Headline News praised Ameriquest for "having the guts to sponsor the halftime show" after controversy marred MTV's 2004 presentation.