The broader U.S. stock market closed in the red Thursday, but a few favorites among short sellers surged following upbeat earnings reports.
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Stocks were flat on Thursday, but this hardly looks like the beginning of a massive market correction.
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Central bank easing continues as Reserve Bank of Australia cuts borrowing costs overnight, following European Central Bank’s move last Thursday
Rate cut expectations are running high as the European Central Bank gathers for its monthly meeting Thursday.
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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – April 18, 2013) - ACORN members will be at city hall on Thursday to respond to a report on the city’s efforts over the last four years to crack down on slum landlords. The city has been quietly cutting inspection and enforcement programs designed in 2009 to help make sure tenants have safe, clean places to live.
Read more from the original source: Advisory-Toronto ACORN: City is Failing Tenants, Healthy Homes Aren’t Gravy
UK-based Hawk-Eye is aiming to expand into other football leagues after agreeing a deal with the Premier League on Thursday.
More here: Hawk-Eye aims for football expansion
Japan’s Nikkei reversed early losses and closed 2.2% higher Thursday after the country’s central bank pledged to double its monetary base over the next two years.
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