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Count

On a point & figure chart, an estimation of future price movements. Point & figure charts seek to identify support and resistance levels. Counts are estimates on the likelihood that a security will break through one or the other and result in a large profit or loss.
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James won the first round 2-0, after the second it was 3-1, then the third 7-3 and the fourth took the count to a very impressive 11-4.
While he took the count and a wake-up call, Simpson was intent on putting him to sleep.
I knew there was about 10 second left so I took the count and thought nothing of it.