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Business News Archive - October 23, 2012

Furniture Maker IKEA Invests In Renewables To Become Self-Sufficient By 2020

As energy prices soar, one company is looking to end reliance on volatile fossil fuels and become self-sufficient, relying on wind and solar power by 2020.

Investors Prep For Facebook Earnings

Things are turning around for Facebook, in terms of earnings, where investors have eyed the social networking site since its disappointing IPO last year.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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