A legal contract protecting the rights of a business in cases where organizations or trade secrets or other confidential data must be revealed in the course of doing business. Entrepreneurs who are presenting ideas to potential investors use privacy agreements to prevent potential investors from replicating the future business concept on their own after a detailed investment appearance.
Consumer Price Index:
A measure of the prices customer pays for a representative "basket of products and services." This common method is compiled monthly by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and expressed on an index basis.