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Synthetic Index

The purchase of futures contracts and/or options such that one's exposure and potential payout resemble that of an index. One creates a synthetic index if one believes doing so will result in a higher return than a security tracking a real index.
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From these variables were elaborated indicators and synthetic indexes. As these have the great advantage of being objectively verified they can help in the monitoring and evaluation of changes and they are a good tool for communication.
Construction of synthetic indexes. The extraction of factors was done, which allowed summarizing the collection of indicators into a subcollection of indexes.
The diagram of rurality is a tool which allows representing graphically the rurality spectrums from the set of selected indicators and it is very helpful to analyze connections between indicators previous to the construction of inequality synthetic indexes. In the example it can be visually observed which indicators are the most differing.
Once the synthetic indexes were built, they were transformed into index numbers and the quarterly [GVA.sub.MS] series of the Mediterranean Arch regions were jointly estimated.
The fallowing synthetic indexes of diastolic function were calculated by recorded Doppler waveforms [19]: peak early diastolic flow velocity (E peak), peak late diastolic flow velocity (A peak) and ratio between early and late peak of flow velocity (E/A ratio).