Canadian paper cuts stocks
The St. Catharines Standard newspaper announced Friday that it will cut its printed stock listings and mutual funds at the beginning of 2009.
The paper stated, “While we understand that some of our readers still rely on these listings, the large majority of our readers now go online for stock and mutual fund values.
“Newspapers across Canada, including major financial newspapers, have disblishing these lists over the past several years. The Standard is one of the last newspapers to follow suit.
“The decision ref lects both the changing habits of our readers and the difficult business climate brought about by the current economic downturn.”
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