Friday, September 18, 2009

It's the economy (September 18, 2009)

Jobless numbers that mirror the early days of the Depression, China toots its own economic horn and the Supreme Court says the phone companies owe you some money, some of the items of note from the finanacil pages for a Friday...

Globe and Mail-- Canadian dollar bulls sense breakthrough
Globe and Mail-- Gas industry profits to sink 60%: Board
Globe and Mail-- Jobless conditions have ominous 1930s overtones
National Post-- Sales tax harmonization will hike prices, TD says
National Post-- Supreme Court rules phone customers overpaid
National Post-- Ottawa to drop tariffs on machinery imports
Victoria Times Colonist-- City visitors will be offered free ferry rides
New York Times-- Fed Considers Limits on Bank Pay
New York Times-- The Dwindling Madoff Collection of Fine Homes
Times online UK-- Public sector borrowing highest on record
Times online UK-- 9/15 is another date we should never forget
Times online UK-- Local councils must be prepared to slaughter sacred cows
Telegraph online UK-- Britain's budget deficit widened to third worst on record in August
Telegraph online UK-- Fundamentalist view: why emerging economies have much further to go
Telegraph online UK-- The Euro: why Britain is still better off out
Guardian UK-- UK monthly budget deficit soars to record £16bn
Guardian UK-- Gordon Brown urges EU to back new economic order
The Scotsman-- Little sign of green shoots as sales and output figures stall
The Scotsman-- Road chaos a symptom of infrastructure in meltdown
Sydney Morning Herald-- Qantas may team up to bolster JAL
Sydney Morning Herald-- Harvey's getting young in the tooth
Sydney Morning Herald-- Perth pips Sydney in property price race
People's Daily on line-- Multinational companies favor China most
People's Daily on line-- China to come out of economic crisis strong: analyst

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