Tuesday, November 17, 2009

It's the economy (November 17, 2009)

Canada's debt load features 500 and a lot and we mean a lot of zeroes, China looks to increase its use of solar power and an Australian parent's jury isn't lovin' McDonalds, some of the items of note for Tuesday.

Globe and Mail-- Calls rise for new global currency
Globe and Mail-- New home buyers take risks with low mortgage rate
Globe and Mail-- Rural U.S. towns struggle as big employers shut down
National Post-- Canada's debt set to pass the half-trillion mark
National Post-- Gold still a buy, but selling opportunities ahead
National Post-- We need a new 'Quebec.com': Péladeau
Vancouver Sun-- BC Hydro narrows down bidders list for Clean Call
Vancouver Sun-- Catalyst Paper appeals B.C. court decision on property taxes
Vancouver Sun-- October real estate sales highest for month in six years
New York Times-- 14,700 Disclosed Offshore Accounts
New York Times-- A Goldman Plan for Small Businesses and Its Image
New York Times-- Retailer Earnings Show Stabilization
USA Today-- China pushes solar, wind power development
USA Today-- U.S. lags in paid sick days, work benefits, study says
Guardian UK online-- UK inflation jumps to 1.5% from five-year low
Guardian UK online-- General Motors promises 'fewer job cuts' at Vauxhall
Times Online UK-- Inflation rebounds to 1.5% on rising oil prices
Times Online UK-- Stamp duty change to compound low prices in worst hit areas
Telegraph UK online-- The card payments you cannot stop
Telegraph UK online-- Devaluation: plenty of pain, not much gain
Telegraph UK online-- China's über-bull turns even more bullish
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Business worried at RBA intent
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Commodity demand roaring back
Brisbane Times-- Our climate deeds will influence other nations
Brisbane Times-- RBA exudes calm and confidence
Sydney Morning Herald-- RBA leaves pace of rate rises open
Sydney Morning Herald-- TPG: policy, practice on a crash course?
Sydney Morning Herald-- Doubts emerge on China's domestic growth
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- McDonald's dominates Fame, Shame Awards
People's Daily on line-- China, U.S. agree on economic rebalance, pursuit of forward-looking monetary polices
People's Daily on line-- IMF leader: China to lead the world out of recession
China Daily-- China's housing prices expect slight dip in Q4
China Daily-- Taiwan, mainland ink financial MOU
The Times of India-- Five Indian cos among top 15 Asian energy companies
The Times of India-- Rupee ends lower, sheds 9 paise against dollar

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