Friday, November 06, 2009

It's the economy (November 6, 2009)

Top dollars for BC Ferries top officials, It's harder and harder to grab a Starbucks in Dublin and why Warren Buffet hopped aboard a freight train, some of the items of note for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- Dollar falls on weak jobs data
Globe and Mail-- Chrysler revival hinges on a 'wow' factor
Globe and Mail-- BMO going where others fear to go
National Post-- ‘Buy American horror stories' building
National Post-- Loonie may drag on job growth
National Post-- Suncor to be a 'consolidator' of leases: CEO
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. Ferries' top officials get paid too much: new report
New York Times-- Car Buyers Come Back, but Not in Droves
New York Times-- China Decries U.S. Anti-Dumping Duties
New York Times-- U.S. Unemployment Rate Hits 10.2%, Highest in 26 Years
USA Today-- Freddie Mac loses $6.3B but says it doesn't need more federal cash
USA Today-- Jobless rate hits 10.2%, first time over 10% since '83
Guardian UK online-- Government demands proof of RBS efforts to hit £25bn lending target
Guardian UK online-- Obama promises fresh help as US jobless rate hits 10%
Telegraph UK online-- RBS not out of the woods yet
Telegraph UK online-- Why did Warren Buffett pay $44bn for a ticket to ride?
Telegraph UK online-- RBS already halfway through £60bn 'buffer'
Telegraph UK online-- When economists get nasty
The Scotsman-- RBS reports £1.5 billion loss: Banking group upbeat despite third quarter shortfall
The Scotsman-- £25bn injection welcomed but City warns of continued risks
The Irish Times-- Tens of thousands join nationwide union marches
The Dublin Post-- Starbucks closes five Dublin outlets
Victoria Herald Sun-- Canadian funds stalk Transurban
Victoria Herald Sun-- Reserve Bank signals more interest rate rises on the way
Victoria Herald Sun-- Shine of remembrance
Brisbane Times-- Dollar driving overseas travel
Brisbane Times-- Iraq oil prize for Exxon, Shell
Brisbane Times-- Creditors, investors circle ABC's corpse
People's Daily on line-- One year of China's economic stimulus package
People's Daily on line-- Chief economist: no need for second economic stimulus package
The Times of India-- Selloff boon: Govt richer by Rs 50k cr in 1 session
The Times of India-- Wipro buys part of Yardley biz

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