Those wishing to track the performance of publicly traded insurers can use the indexes
for comparison purposes.
One of the most significant provisions was that under IPIC, inflation was generally limited to 80%, of the change in the published indexes
for taxpayers with gross receipts over $5 million.
This illustrates the benefits of reformulating such carpet underlay grades towards lower TDI indexes
but highlights some associated problems.
The Dow Jones Wilshire Global Real Estate Indexes
measure the types of global real estate securities that represent the ownership and operation of commercial or residential real estate.
472-8 eliminates the requirement to convert published price indexes
into either retail price indexes
or cost price indexes
The interpretation of diffusion indexes
is straightforward: A value of 50 indicates that over the interval spanned by the diffusion index the proportion of series posting increases was equal to the proportion that declined, whereas a reading of more than 50 means that more series rose than declined.
The global investment market has changed as skilled investors adopt an increasingly global outlook and seek to invest in the best stocks from around the world with less emphasis on company size or country of origin," said David Grieger, managing director, Russell Indexes
As the text indicates, the most important aspect of the 1990 revision is the benchmarking of many of the indexes
of industrial production to the value-added-weighted production indexes
from the 1982 Indexes
of Production developed by the Census Bureau.
Traditionally, the broad life/health and property/casualty insurance segments have outperformed the industrial sector equities reflected in the DJIA, as happened in the two years ended December 31, 2006, and as shown in the report's Historical Indexes
The new OMX Baltic index family covers All-Share (OMX Baltic), Benchmark (OMX Baltic Benchmark), Tradable (OMX Baltic 10) and Sector indexes
, which include companies listed on the Baltic exchanges in Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius.
Best has been compiling insurance stock indexes
for decades, some dating back to the 1930s.
LONDON & NEW YORK -- Dow Jones Indexes
, a leading global index provider, and CDS IndexCo, a consortium of sixteen investment banks, today announced a mutual decision to formally end the collaboration to jointly publish the Dow Jones CDX family of North American and Emerging Market credit derivative indexes
by December 31, 2006.
The TE-200 indexes
tapes at the maximum physical speeds of modern tape drives.
, is targeting to launch the first fully-integrated family of global stock indexes
in the fourth quarter of 2006.
At the same time, the Russell 1000(R) Growth Index and the Russell Top 200(R) Growth Index - the two indexes
that best reflect the segment of the market for which the managers have expressed such bullish sentiment - were the two lowest performing segments in the Russell index family over the first two months of the year.