Business / Agriculture / Price Index
Price Index: Current price expressed as a proportion to the same price in an earlier time period, commonly called the base period. Monthly price indexes computed by the National Agricultural Statistics S . . . View Full Definition
Consumer Price Index (CPI): The consumer price index (CPI) is compiled monthly by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and is a gauge of inflation that measures changes in the prices of basic goods and services. Some of t . . . View Full Definition
Indexing: Bond whose payments are linked to an index, e.g., the consumer price index.
Price Range: The interval between the high and low prices over which a stock has traded over a particular period of time.
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Fragrance: The sensation of the gases released from ground coffee as they are inhaled through the nose. Ranges from sweetly floral to sweetly spicy.