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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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Those wishing to track the performance of publicly traded insurers can use the indexes for comparison purposes.
One of the most significant provisions was that under IPIC, inflation was generally limited to 80%, of the change in the published indexes for taxpayers with gross receipts over $5 million.
In contrast to the current setup that assumes no substitution among items, the class of CES indexes imposes a positive degree of substitution among all items, and alternative CES indexes would impose different degrees of substitutability.
This illustrates the benefits of reformulating such carpet underlay grades towards lower TDI indexes but highlights some associated problems.
The Dow Jones Wilshire Global Real Estate Indexes measure the types of global real estate securities that represent the ownership and operation of commercial or residential real estate.
472-8 eliminates the requirement to convert published price indexes into either retail price indexes or cost price indexes.
The global investment market has changed as skilled investors adopt an increasingly global outlook and seek to invest in the best stocks from around the world with less emphasis on company size or country of origin," said David Grieger, managing director, Russell Indexes.
The interpretation of diffusion indexes is straightforward: A value of 50 indicates that over the interval spanned by the diffusion index the proportion of series posting increases was equal to the proportion that declined, whereas a reading of more than 50 means that more series rose than declined.
The new Baltic index family is our answer to a growing demand from the market participants for more reliable and predictable indexes reflecting the development of the Baltic securities market.
For its 1982 benchmark indexes of office and computing machines, the Census Bureau adopted the price deflator that the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the IBM Corporation developed jointly.
Best has been compiling insurance stock indexes for decades, some dating back to the 1930s.
LONDON & NEW YORK -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, and CDS IndexCo, a consortium of sixteen investment banks, today announced a mutual decision to formally end the collaboration to jointly publish the Dow Jones CDX family of North American and Emerging Market credit derivative indexes by December 31, 2006.