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Stick

A slang term for a point on a security market. For example, if a share price drops five points over the trading day, it may be said to decline five stick.
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Autumnwatch 2012 (BBc2, 8pm) The show's upped sticks and moved to the Highlands, to be closer to the pine martens, red squirrels and deer - plus the odd capercaillie.
Kingscote has been with Dascombe since the early days in Lambourn and has remained his first jockey after the trainer upped sticks to Michael Owen's stable.
Ladbrokes make Tevez 4-5 to sign for City by the start of next season, while Victor Chandler quote 2-7 that he has upped sticks and moved to Eastlands before the end of the summer transfer window.
It didn't help much that there were fairly strong winds when the Kirklees Council workers upped sticks in pursuit of a pay deal that might, had it been realised, have given them enough money to just about compensate for inflation.
When so many other firms have taken advantage of inward investment help and then simply upped sticks and gone elsewhere when the money ran out, it is heartening the car giant continues to invest in its Washington plant.
But it would be a major shock if the Bluebirds boss upped sticks to The Hawthorns and it's thought he has already given assurances to City that he is going nowhere.
Rhyl-born Sara Sugarman, 37, has upped sticks and sold her house in London to move to Los Angeles.
And at Trecefel near Lampeter there are tales of a poet-farmer who upped sticks at the age of 50 to become a swagman in Australia.
The actress, 35, upped sticks with hubby James Cannon last week but is not putting herself under any pressure to land a dream role.
Official figures show almost 41,000 Irish people upped sticks in the year leading up to April, out of a total 81,900 who moved away.
But fans of 'Bully,' as the statue is affectionately known, needn't worry that he has upped sticks and left for good as the Brummie landmark's London appearance was part of a summer campaign by National Express.