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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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The flash points of the adulterated mixtures were also determined.
The advantage of this model is that it can effectively predict the flash point of a nonideal solution.
[13] ASTM D 3828, Standard Test Methods for Flash Point by Setaflash Closed Tester, American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 1987.
On the other hand, a higher flash point of these fuels enhances their safety at storage.
Applications of flash point testing understandably center on crude and refined fuels, and lubrication oils.
On Wednesday referee Phil Dowd was enjoying a genial, amicable match and was effectively using a joke and a smile to diffuse a potential flash point involving Wayne Rooney, when over came the shop steward to inflame a situation that was already under control.
But where you have a possible flash point you do everything in your power to minimise the risk of a spark.
Amazingly, Kean was only yellow carded for the offence which evokes memories of a flash point between Duncan Ferguson and Jock McStay that earned the then Rangers player a jail sentence.
Biosane DSP products can be used to remove oily/greasy pollutants in a wide variety of applications, including degreasing machinable parts and electrical components, Depending on the flash point of the individual product, evaporation times range from 5 to 60 minutes--the lower the flash point, the faster the evaporation.
(About 450 Israeli settlers live in three enclaves in the middle of Hebron, making it a flash point for violence.
Northern Labs has the ability to process and fill low flash point products.
Forest Service calls the Cerro Grande fire-- popularly known as the fire at Los Alamos--was a flash point in a fire year that ranked as the country's worst in decades.