Tuesday, December 08, 2009

It's the economy (December 8, 2009)

Improving fortunes not reaching the labour pool, tumbling Greek fortunes send stock market tumbling, and China asks what's all this talk of an economic crisis, some of the items of note for Tuesday.

Globe and Mail-- Markets fret over Greece debt woes
Globe and Mail-- Hiring plans not keeping up with recovery
Globe and Mail-- Why worries over sovereign debt are troubling markets
National Post-- Eating at McDonald's is now a luxury?
National Post-- RIM expands further into China, plans to develop new devices
National Post-- Big six banks continue to play it safe
Vancouver Sun-- Terrane targets 2012 start for major new B.C. mine
Vancouver Sun-- Poor markets, restructuring charges keep Canadian forest companies in the red
New York Times-- An Innovation Agenda
New York Times-- Recovery Remains Fragile, Fed Chief Says
USA Today-- GM nears hiring new CFO, repaying some of its U.S. loans
USA Today-- Six Dubai companies tied to state downgraded to 'junk'
Guardian UK online-- Labour opens new front in battle with the City
Guardian UK online-- Financial markets tumble after Fitch downgrades Greece's credit rating
Times Online UK-- Unemployment figures may rise more slowly than expected next year
Times Online UK-- Lenihan grasps tail of bloodied Celtic Tiger
Telegraph UK online-- Pre-Budget report: Labour puts off vital cuts until after the election
Telegraph UK online-- Copenhagen: why the financial crisis is the taboo subject here
Telegraph UK online-- Baroness Vadera: 'I still have nightmares about the financial crisis'
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Drought hits summer crops
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Exports let down growth, balance of payments data shows
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Victorians at the forefront of economic recovery, says Access Economics
Brisbane Times-- Canberra backs PNG liquefied gas project with $547m loan
Brisbane Times-- Bankers in the bad books could learn a thing or two from the rich old guys of yore
Brisbane Times-- Business profits soar in slump
Sydney Morning Herald-- Japan steps up stimulus spending
Sydney Morning Herald-- Oil dragged lower by demand doubts
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Free mail as posties go on strike for Christmas
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Challenge likely for Rio-BHP ore deal
People's Daily on line-- Beijing vows to keep stimulus, easy credit
People's Daily on line-- China to push exports recovery, promote trade balance
China Daily-- China's wealth surge tops in Asia
China Daily-- Crisis impact exaggerated: Chinese researcher
The Times of India-- No direction to nationalised banks about merger: Pranab
The Times of India-- Gazprom to get reprieve as govt eyes Russian oil

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