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2014-06-25 08:26:05

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,350.36, down 0.42%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.70% lower at 16,818.13, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,949.98, down 0.64%. The losses were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day at...


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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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