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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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For a video presentation explaining the new indexes, visit: www.
The BLS publishes PPI and CPI indexes on a monthly basis.
This study was focused on TDI indexes between 100 and 110, with higher indexes as control points.
The development of the global family of indexes in 2006 marks a new phase of the Dow Jones-Wilshire relationship.
For items grouped under the second or third method, a taxpayer must weigh each item in the group, based on indexes that the BLS publishes annually.
The three- and six-month diffusion indexes are substantially smoother from month to month than the one-month index.
component, is divided into 300 core indexes that cover 22 regions, 63 countries, developed and emerging markets, capitalization tiers of small, mid and large, as well as sectors.
The Census value-added-weighted production indexes are used at the four-digit Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) level, yielding measures of change in industry output from 1977 to 1982.
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.
Under the agreement that was signed in March 2005, Dow Jones Indexes has been responsible for branding and licensing the Dow Jones CDX Indexes, and jointly marketing them in cooperation with CDS IndexCo.
The patent pending indexing engine supports the leading backup software formats, including Tivoli Storage Manager, EMC-Legato and Veritas, and directly indexes the contents without the drudgery and complexity involved in manually restoring the tape contents and then rummaging through the files and emails to find the required documents.