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CRB

Abbreviation for:
catheter-related bacteraemia
congenital retinal blindness
Criminal Records Bureau (Medspeak-UK)
curriculum review board
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Table 2 The Predictive Power of Three Commodity Subgroups 1970-94 1970-86 1987-94 Commodity Indicator Sign P-Value Sign P-Value Sign P-Value Gold (-) .31 (-) .05 (-) .18 Food (+) .01 (+) .00 (+) .00 Oil (+) .05 (+) .01 (+) .02Sources: Authors' calculations, based on data from Bureau of Labor Statistics, Journal of Commerce, Commodity Research Bureau.
The need for a daily inflation index can be questioned in view of the existence of currently available daily inflation-monitoring tools such as the Commodity Research Bureau's Futures and Spot Price Indexes, the Journal of Commerce Industrial Materials Price Index, and the Coffee, Sugar and Cocoa Exchange's now extinct inflation-based futures contract.
According to the Commodity Research Bureau, international prices of commodity foods fell for the third straight month in September, declining by 6.7% y/y, the report noted.
According to the Commodity Research Bureau's global commodity index, international food prices were down by around 16 per cent y/y in September.
Brock Blomberg and Ethan Harris investigated the connection between the core CPI index, on the one hand, and the Commodity Research Bureau spot index, the Journal of Commerce index, the PPI for crude goods, the National Association of Purchasing Managers Price Index, and the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia's prices paid index, on the other hand.