CNN Money: Top business headlines for April 18

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    NEW YORK (CNN) -- CNN Money's Maribel Aber has your top business and financial news on this Thursday, April 18.

    Enviro Tech expansion to add 120 Helena jobs
    Enviro Tech Chemical Services of Modesto, Calif., is expected to create as many as 120 new jobs after its 110,000-SF facility in Helena is completed. In July, Gov. Mike Beebe announced that the chemical plant expansion would add about 40 jobs, increasing the company's local workforce to more than 70. But at the building's groundbreaking in early April, Enviro Tech CEO Mike Harvey said the company wants closer to 150 workers.

    The Fed's Bullard thinks inflation is dangerously low
    Could inflation be getting too low? St. Louis Fed President James Bullard thinks so. The Federal Reserve usually aims to keep inflation around 2% a year, but recently has said it would be willing to tolerate inflation up to 2.5% a year in exchange for a lower unemployment rate.

    Carnival will spend $700M to keep toilets working
    Carnival Corp. said it will spend $600 million to $700 million to make sure customers have "comforts" like working toilets, air conditioning and adequate food and water. Earlier this year, a fire aboard the Carnival Triumph caused the ship to lose power in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico. It took five days to tow the ship to shore.

    Budweiser's new way to give you less Bud for your money
    Plenty of companies in the food and drink business work hard on offering super-sized portions or new jumbo cans, but not Budweiser. In an interesting twist on the well-established game of packaging gimmicks, the company today released a new can for its beer.

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