Friday, November 20, 2009

It's the economy (November 20, 2009)

All in all he'd probably rather be at home watching TV. Will broadcast TV fade to black? and Japan returns to deflationary times, some of the items of note for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- Weak growth delays Flaherty attack on deficit
Globe and Mail-- Japan now struggles with deflation
Globe and Mail-- Konrad von Finckenstein 'sick' and Jim Shaw 'tired'
National Post-- McWorries for Tim Hortons U.S. operations
National Post-- Flaherty puts kibosh on major spending talk
National Post-- Canadian Tire's credit card woes
Vancouver Sun-- Olympic building program nails down jobs for women, inner city youth, aboriginal people
New York Times-- An Unsteady Future for Broadcast
New York Times-- Fears of ‘Lost Decade’ Grow for British Economy
New York Times-- Jobless Rate Up in 29 States, Hitting Records in 4 of Them
USA Today-- General Motors running quickly through stocks of Pontiacs and Saturns
USA Today-- Black Friday 2009 countdown: More deals, sales, news & tips
Guardian UK online-- Time for banks to wean themselves off cheap money, ECB president says
Guardian UK online-- Deflation: could it happen here?
Times Online UK-- Japan's economy slides into deflation
Times Online UK-- Falling tax take quashes Labour hopes of optimistic mini-Budget
Telegraph UK online-- An independent body is needed to restore fiscal credibility
Telegraph UK online-- £8 jeans 'better made' than £120 jeans
Melbourne Herald Sun-- ANZ eyes AXA Asia Pacific's Australian and New Zealand assets
Melbourne Herald Sun-- MP slams financial adviser commissions
Brisbane Times-- Ore prices not so iron-clad
Brisbane Times-- Households set to feel debt squeeze
Sydney Morning Herald-- The old Allco gang band together
Sydney Morning Herald-- Beware the populist approach to reform
Sydney Morning Herald-- Woodside's Pluto in billion dollar blow-out
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Aussie dollar 'will peak at US$1.03'
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Recovery could be breathtaking
People's Daily on line-- China's economy to expand 9.4% in 2010, report forecasts
People's Daily on line-- Guangdong's economy to grow 9% in 2009, governor says
China Daily-- Inflation on the way, but slowly: expert
China Daily-- China dismisses request for WTO panel
The Times of India-- India should aim at $300-bn export target by 2014: Assocham
The Times of India-- India won't tax capital inflows: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

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