Employment Cost Index

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Employment Cost Index: Conducted annually as part of the Department of Labor’s National Compensation Survey program, the Employment Cost Index measures the relative changes in wages, benefits and bonuses for a specific group of occupations.

Other Words for Cost

Cost Verb Synonyms: price, outlay, payment, charge, expense, expenditure, rate, tariff
Cost Noun Synonyms: sell for, get, fetch, bring in, set (someone) back
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Other Words for Employment

Employment Noun Synonyms: occupation, job, trade, work, business, profession, vocation, calling, livelihood, pursuit, m‚tier, skill, craft, line, racket
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Other Words for Index

Index Noun Synonyms: guide, directory, list, listing, table of contents, catalogue, key, thesaurus
Index Adjective Synonyms: mark, sign, clue, token, hint, pointer, indicator, indication, guide
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Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS)

Business / Accounting / Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS): IRS regulations that allocate the cost of an asset according to predefined recovery periods and percentages. MORE

Misery Index

Business / Finance / Misery Index: An index that sums the unemployment and inflation rates, used as a political rating or measure of consumer confidence. MORE

Market Value-Weighted Index

Business / Finance / Market Value-Weighted Index: An index of a group of securities computed by calculating a weighted average of the returns on each security in the index, where the weights are proportional to outstanding market value. MORE

Morgan Stanley Capital International Indexes

Business / Taxes / Morgan Stanley Capital International Indexes: These indexes are computed by the investment firm Morgan Stanley's Capital International group (MSCI). They track stocks traded in international stock markets, and are considered the benchmarks for in MORE

NASDAQ Composite Index

Business / Taxes / NASDAQ Composite Index: The NASDAQ Composite index tracks the prices of all of the securities traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market. That makes it a broader measure of market activity than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) MORE

Net Interest Cost (NIC)

Business / Finance / Net Interest Cost (NIC): The total amount of interest that will be paid on a debt obligation by a corporate or municipal bond issuer. MORE

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