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2014-06-24 12:23:34

NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through April 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller([1]) Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, show that the 10-City and 20-City Composites posted annual gains of 10.8%. This is a significantly lower rate when compared to last month. Nineteen of the 20 cities saw lower annual gains in April than in March. California (Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco) saw their returns...

2014-05-01 08:25:17

LONDON and PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CRU's North American and European hot-rolled coil marginal and average cost indices are now exclusively available to CRU steel price indices data providers. Dr Paul Butterworth, Research Manager for CRU steel raw materials and steel costs commented on this development, "The cost indices represent movements in steel production costs for HRC based on the latest information on regional raw material, energy...

2014-04-03 08:26:37

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AXIO Data Group Ltd (AXIO) announced that it has acquired FOEX Indexes Ltd (FOEX) which will sit alongside RISI in AXIO's portfolio of forest products information assets. FOEX also announced today that FOEX and RISI have entered into a long-term agreement for RISI to become the exclusive re-seller of FOEX data subscription products. As part of AXIO, FOEX will remain an independent organization providing price indices, keeping its...

2014-03-31 12:28:48

-- Total U.S. Medical Costs Rising at a Slower Pace NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, a leading global provider of financial market indices, announced today the results of the S&P Healthcare Claims Indices showing healthcare costs rose 3.5% in the 12 months ended November 2013 compared to the 4.9% rise for the 12 months ended November 2012. Medical costs - inpatient and outpatient hospitalization plus professional services - rose 3.7% and...


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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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