# Point

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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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where [[gamma].sub.i] is the angle between the line segment connecting the (i-1)-th and i-th nodal points and OX axis, [X.sub.r],[Y.sub.r]--the robot coordinates with respect to the world coordinate system OXY .
The articulation of nodal points like 'Cultur al negotiation', 'technological interdependence' and 'mitigation of strict moral codes' by the Reformist party justifies the coalescing of Western mythological elements and sensationalism.
The institution of nodal points. This part of the analysis corresponds to RQ1.
That element is classified as follows: volumetric (3D) element used for solving problems in the deformable solids' mechanics; it is defined by eight nodal points, each having three degrees of freedom: linear displacement in the direction of nodal coordinate system's axes X, Y, Z.
When considering the nation as a nodal point, Anglo-Australian and non-dominant cultural identities feature to discursively negotiate the nation in a number of ways.
Summarizing it can be stated that the algorithm consists of two integral phases: calculation of domination coefficients and determination of the number of nodal points or lines for an eigenform.
However, these conflicts are often the result of different subjective experiences of calendar time or physical space, or different views about how the nodal points of a period of calendar time or a physical space should be demarcated mathematically, and they are less about conflicts over the mathematical stability of these time and space modalities.
The relative deformation of the cable's segment has been found by using Hooke's law and the displacements of the cable's nodal points. Equalizing them, the equation of deformation compatibility obtains in the form:
And his reference to Sweden misses the point that Al Qaeda's modus operandi involves attacking nodal points of Western power rather than peripheral regions.
Drawings were made of each lens and its retinal hemisphere with the principal axis, principal planes and nodal points added to the reconstruction (Fig.
Each has a single vertical fold, like a spine; other folds radiate from a few nodal points along this central one, and the cuts Faust has made in the paper result in, typically, two or three intricate wheel-like patterns with as many as eight axes each--finally, one thinks more of a cathedral's rose window than of a snowflake.

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