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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
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Second, FERC has taken steps to improve its ability to monitor price indices and enforce market rules by (1) reviewing wholesale prices for anomalies that could indicate market problems and (2) collaborating with other entities, such as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and independent market monitoring units that monitor organized electricity markets to detect market manipulation.
First, the paper will develop a methodology for estimating price indices in local areas (counties) within a state.
The natural gas bidweek price indices, based on deals transacted just a few days ago tumbled for the second month.
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The Central Statistical Bureau of the (Economic Statistics Department) has constructed the price indices for May 2013, based on the year 2007 = 100, by using the new relative weights for the basket of consumer goods derived from the 2007 household income expenditure survey.
Existing consumer price indices do not "reflect the true picture of price behaviour in the country" as they do not embrace all parts of the population, India's chief statistician T.