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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Mr Chivers said: "I am apprehensive to find they are planning to do more of a sticking-plaster nature to improve the facilities there rather than facing up to the need for a hard decision in the long run.
Protectionism was the fuel behind this short-sighted, sticking-plaster measure," he fumed.
The sticking-plaster attitude of roundabouts, slip roads, underpasses and the like are no longer enough.