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half

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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Billy Bob Thornton has been there twice - with Bad News Bears (after Walter Matthau got there before him) and Bad Santa, while Milla Jovovich in Bad Luck and Ray Liotta in Bad Karma are new films to look out for.
The bad bolts were not heat treated correctly in the breech lock slot area.
1933), addressed the specific charge-off requirement and noted that Congressional intent was to allow a deduction for business bad debts in the year in which ascertained worthless, provided there was "some specific act of the taxpayer clearly indicating their abandonment as assets." In concluding that the taxpayer had failed to perform such act of abandonment within the tax year, the court acknowledged that "the charge-off of debts may take other forms than entries on the books of the taxpayer, may be effected in a variety of ways, and yet be sufficient for substantial compliance with the statute" (emphasis added).
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