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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.
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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.
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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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Under this case, the boundary condition can be expressed in terms of the nodal point as follows:
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Lines were drawn from the peripheral retinal cells in front of the tapetum to the rear nodal point and the angle these lines made with the principal axis was measured.
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The point of hypertextual criticism is not to determine the relation of each contextual link to the whole of, say, Macbeth, but to follow the plural, simultaneous paths of contextual association that are set in motion at any nodal point in the play.