It's all about points
To measure how much you earn or lose in the stock market, Wall Street uses the term points to denote dollars. First, remember that we talked about stocks which are part of the company. You can buy one share, 100 shares, 1000 shares, or as much as you can. Each share has its price, starting from several pence to hundreds or even thousands of dollars. And these prices are constantly changing.
Now, let's go over how to score results. For example, the transfer that you bought a group of shares in a company that sells the stock for 20 dollars. If your stock price increases from 20 dollars per share to 25 dollars per share, then your shares increased by 5 points, and that is another way of saying $ 5 per share. And that's how we record results on Wall Street.