Stick

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Stick

A slang term for a point on a security market. For example, if a share price drops five points over the trading day, it may be said to decline five stick.
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Despite the crisis, the political response has been a series of headline-grabbing initiatives and sticking-plaster policies to bail out emergency departments, rather than developing a long-term, sustainable solution.
However, it was always a sticking-plaster, and we must find a long-term solution when the CDF expires in 2016 - cancer patients and their families deserve no less.
But 'doling out more cash to developing countries is a sticking-plaster gesture that does not work', he warned.