Monday, February 22, 2010

It's the economy (Monday, February 22, 2010)

Early indications show that Federal budget won't feature much spending, BC to lead Canada in growth and don't look now but the Falklands are back in the news, some of the items for the weekend.

Globe and Mail-- A shiny new city fuels talk of a bubble
Globe and Mail-- Budget won't include new spending or tax measures
Globe and Mail-- British oil firm begins Falklands drilling
National Post-- Bank of Canada’s Jenkins sees no housing bubble
National Post-- Consumer debt could be drag on banks
National Post-- Toyota dismissed possibility of defects: lawmakers
Vancouver Sun-- BC Hydro subsidiary battles U.S. poacher
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. to be No. 1 province in Canadian economic growth: Conference Board
New York Times-- Banks Apply Pressure to Keep Fees Rolling In
New York Times-- President of San Francisco Fed Sees Slow Recovery, Especially in Jobs
USA Today-- Owner of Sears, Kmart plans to close 21 stores by spring
USA Today-- Uh oh: British firm drills for oil off disputed Falkland Islands
Guardian UK online-- Toyota memo shows $100m savings over floor mat recall
Guardian UK online-- Overseas businesses put off by UK tax regime, Brown told
Guardian UK online-- Falkland Islands oil drilling begins
Times online-- Crisis? Blame the baby-boomers, not the bankers
Times online-- 'Buy farmland and gold,' advises Dr Doom
Telegraph UK online-- UK businesses 'blinkered' on state of the economy after the recession
Telegraph UK online-- Lord Mandelson says budget deficit will stay within forecasts in 2010
Telegraph UK online-- The letters 'feud' proves that economists are still failing us
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Gunns pins recovery on Bell Bay
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Seven grows into mining marriage
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Rise and rise of the $24 billion woman
People's Daily-- Yao: both factors constraining and boosting inflation exist in China
People's Daily-- Job seekers pounce on openings in Year of Tiger
China Daily-- Spending by Chinese tourists keep rising in South Korea
China Daily-- Govt foresight, economic pattern adjustment saved China from crisis: scholars
Times of India-- Rajeev Maheshwari appointed Wall Street Finance CEO

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