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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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First, the paper will develop a methodology for estimating price indices in local areas (counties) within a state.
The new tool joins a series of separate consumer price indices for industrial workers, agricultural labourers, and urban non-manual employees.
Summary: ABU DHABI - Statistics Center - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) organized a seminar on the methodology of compiling price indices on Wednesday morning, with special reference to the 2009 figures for the consumer price index (CPI) and the building materials index at the Shangri La Hotel - Abu Dhabi.
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Publishing of volume tiers is part of our effort to comply with the FERC's policy statement on natural gas price indices," said Executive Publisher Dexter Steis.
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They found the most critical issues facing the industry in 2003 include the development and implementation of clearing solutions, credible price indices, unbiased public education, competitively neutral default service rates, uniform data protocols, and the swift implementation of standard wholesale and retail market designs," said Bob Dickerman, Chair of NEM's Executive Committee and President of Sempra Energy Solutions.