Tuesday, March 02, 2010

It's the economy (March 1, 2010)

Alberta prepares for another onslaught of Job seekers, the new ghost towns of America and a tumbling British pound, some of the items of note for Monday.

Globe and Mail-- Syncrude asks court to drop charge in dead ducks trial
Globe and Mail-- Broad recovery gains traction
Globe and Mail-- Alberta bracing for the next labour squeeze
National Post-- Even Warren Buffett can have a change of heart
National Post-- Greece needs austerity, not aid
National Post-- Olympic advocates push for 24/7 amateur sports channels
Vancouver Sun-- Harper, Campbell announce 15 new B.C. transportation projects
Vancouver Sun-- It was a great party — but was it worth the cost?
New York Times-- Buffett Casts a Wary Eye on Bankers
New York Times-- Vice Chairman of Fed to Retire, Letting Obama Reshape Board
New York Times-- Medals for Ads During NBC’s Winter Olympics Coverage
USA Today-- New ghost towns: Industrial communities teeter on the edge
USA Today-- Free porn on 'tube sites' puts a big dent in industry
Guardian UK online-- Greece puts bond sale on hold
Guardian UK online-- Hung parliament fears send pound plunging
Guardian UK online-- Pre-election politics could cause second wave of inflation, warns BDO
Times online-- Sterling tumbles amid growing fears of hung Parliament
Times online-- Greece set to announce more austerity measures
Telegraph UK online-- If speculators are on the money, the pound still has a long way to fall
Telegraph UK online-- Budget rift over £1.5 billion windfall from bankers' bonus tax
Telegraph UK online-- Pound falls to 10-month low as election uncertainty takes hold
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Australia stronger than other advanced economies, says RBA chief Glenn Stevens
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Rio Tinto takes bigger slice of Ivanhoe Mines
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Australia's economy stronger after GFC - Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Kmart: Let's go shopping on Anzac Day
People's Daily-- China seeks to fine-tune the economy
People's Daily-- China remains top holder in U.S. debt
China Daily-- China needs more hydropower projects to fight climate change: lawmaker
China Daily--China to develop low-carbon economy
Times of India-- Realty experts are hot property
Times of India-- Port traffic rises 13.4% in January

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