Business / Agriculture / Palmer Drought Index: A measure of the severity of prolonged periods (months or years) of abnormal dryness or wetness over large regions, published periodically by the Joint Agricultural Weather Facility. The Palmer Index has long been used by the agriculture community to anticipate the potential effects of weather on crop development and yield.
Index Adjective Synonyms: mark, sign, clue, token, hint, pointer, indicator, indication, guide
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Business / Agriculture / 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 Service are MORE
Business / Finance / Price-Weighted Index: An index giving a greater influence to higher-valued stocks by weighting all component stocks by their price. MORE