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Broad-Based Index

An index that consists of many stocks or stocks in many different industries. Broad-based indices are not terribly useful in gauging the performance of individual industries, but help give an indication on movements in the broader economy. An example of a broad-based index is the Wilshire 5000. See also: Narrow-based.
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The deal allowed the center's previous owner - local nonprofit Broad Base Programs Inc.
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Eugene-based Essex built the first phase on the site, a 48,000-square-foot regional sports center that the nonprofit organization Broad Base Programs Inc.
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