Friday, October 16, 2009

It's the economy (October 16, 2009)

Egg Rolls, egg foo young and a bit of insider trading on the side, the dark days are over, and greed makes a comeback in banking, some of the items of note for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- Billionaire charged in insider trading case
Globe and Mail-- EU antitrust chief concerned by Opel aid
Globe and Mail-- Darkest economic days over: Board
National Post-- Harper shares BoC’s concern about loonie
National Post-- Consumer prices fall more than expected
National Post-- Headaches continue to add up for Vale Inco in Canada
New York Times-- Weak Dollar? Not So Much in China
New York Times-- Detroit's post bankruptcy enthusiasm misplaced
New York Times-- A Hatchet Job So Bad It’s Good
Times online UK-- Postal workers call for negotiations after 'leak of secret Royal Mail dossier'
Times online UK-- Trader 'used Chinese food code' for share deals
Guardian online UK-- Hedge funds, investors and divorce lawyers - it's a match made in heaven
Guardian online UK-- 460 jobs at risk as Lloyds sells Halifax estate agencies for £1
Telegraph UK online-- BoA axes Ken Lewis's pay as it crashes to $1bn loss
Telegraph UK online-- Lloyds Banking Group sells loss-making Halifax estate agency for £1
Telegraph UK online-- There's a real sense of economic recovery in the air
Victoria Herald Sun-- 'Too timid' talk a rocket for dollar
Victoria Herald Sun-- Miners try to smooth the way
Brisbane Times-- Greed is good again as bankers strike it rich
Brisbane Times-- Takeovers Panel sizes up row on fund offer
People's Daily on line-- China is still very attractive for investors
People's Daily on line-- CBRC denies rumor of stated-owned banks purchasing shares in Taiwan-funded banks
The Times of India-- Equity mutual funds yet to recover lost ground
The Times of India-- Gold loses shine; down by Rs 60 on Diwali eve

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