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stock increase percent: Original post by C. Taylor of Demand Media Offering a dollar value when describing a stock's increase in value is meaningless without a reference point. As an example, stating a stock increased by $10 offers no real insight into its growth, because you don't know its starting value. If the stock was originally $500, that $10 increase is no big deal, but if it was originally a dollar stock, then…

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