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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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The IPP published its first annual price indexes in 1973 and first quarterly indexes in 1974.
2) Is there concrete evidence of biases to import price indexes and to output and productivity measures?
At low rates of inflation, differences among price indexes become more important.
From this experience, rice prices are expected to stay high until the fall of next year and may serve as a factor that pushes up the price indexes until the middle of 2004,'' an official at the Cabinet Office said.
On March 16, 1982, the IRS issued final regulations on published price indexes.
A group of NBER researchers have been working for several years both to quantify biases and to suggest technical improvements to medical care price indexes.
This article presents an update of a family of price indexes for major business lines written by property and casualty insurers.
Because the models of input price indexes are parallel (isomorphic) to the models of output price indexes, theorems and proofs only require a reassignment of notation.
Bentek's Hub Flow report, which has been combined with NGI's price indexes and price spreads to the Henry Hub on the Intelligence Press website, provides a direct insight into natural gas market fundamentals through the use of both charts and graphs.
The new system expands coverage beyond that of the current PPI Stage of Processing (SOP) system by adding price indexes for services, construction, exports, and government purchases.
Generally, the IPIC regulations allow taxpayers to compute an inventory price based on selected consumer or producer price indexes that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) prepares and publishes monthly in the Consumer Price Index Detailed Report (CPI) or Producer Prices and Price Indexes (PPI).