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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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"Fincher's life was in a real mess at this time, perhaps without even knowing it he had reached boiling point and when Gabi did what she did that night he flipped and lost control."
By the time we had exhausted every option, from very wet steam to a host of various secondary cycles, from gas to fluids with low boiling points, we, with great reluctance, confirmed that it was just not commercially viable.
Brake fluid is a safety-critical item and it is essential that this is recognised and its boiling point is tested on a regular basis."
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You just get used to the heat and you don't notice until suddenly it reaches boiling point and it's too late to do anything about it" - The Prince of Wales on climate change.