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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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Interpupillary distance and shifting amount from far point were correlated to each other (r = 0.358, P < 0.01) (Figure 4).
In the present case, the mean reported distance to the far point, when presented with the near point in the standard condition, was 2.82 m (SD = 4.40 m, range 0.30 m-22.9 in).
It reaches almost to the horizon and certainly in those days there were guided walks, seven miles as I recall, across these sands to the far point of Grange-over-Sands in Cumbria.
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Runners in the opening Goodwood Stakes pass a crop circle in a field next to the dip as they run towards the far point of the course
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'Issues of posting at far points and long-hours duty occur every now and then as the department has insufficient number of women officials,' he admitted.