Monday, October 26, 2009

It's the economy (October 26, 2009)

Iceland falls out of the Big Mac Index, CNN's bottom line could take a hit with last place finish in prime time, and second thoughts cool down the stock market, some of the items of note for Monday.

Globe and Mail-- Companies see economy picking up
Globe and Mail-- Collapse of currency drives McDonald's out of Iceland
Globe and Mail-- B.C. fraudsters fined $26-million
National Post-- Gun-shy investors sap markets' momentum
National Post-- Quebec offers helping hand to Nortel pensioners
National Post-- High loonie putting pressure on manufacturing: Flaherty
Vancouver Sun-- BCAA slashes 157 jobs, closes travel centres
New York Times-- CNN Drops to Last Place Among Cable News Networks
New York Times-- After Reform Passes
Guardian online UK-- UK likely to be last out of slump
Guardian online UK-- Blanchflowers calls for government action to curb youth unemployment
Times on line-- BA faces Christmas walkout after union ballots cabin crew
Times on line-- Seaside towns’ rising tide of personal insolvencies
Telegraph UK online-- George Osborne calls for cash bonuses to be banned at Britain's big four banks
Telegraph UK online-- UK fails to make top 10 prosperous nations
Telegrpah UK online-- Britain isn't working. Here's 10 ways to help restore growth
Brisbane Times-- Joyce left with the scraps as Dixon takes the loot
Brisbane Times-- Tea leaves a bit dodgy? How about a technical analysis
Victoria Herald Sun-- Push to save manufacturing
Victoria Herald Sun-- Cautious market closes lower
People's Daily on line-- Premier Wen's attendance at ASEAN-related meetings of great significance: FM
People's Daily on line-- Li Yuanchao explaining China's strategy in Harvard
The Times of India-- Hiring gains steam after a lull
The Times of India-- Spectrum allocation largest scam in India: BJP

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