Wednesday, December 30, 2009

It's the economy (December 30, 2009)

China stakes a claim to Canadian minerals, Fox Television plays hardball with football against American cable companies, and India looks back at the decade which may have secured it's place this century, some of the items of note for Wednesday.

Globe and Mail-- Mackenzie pipeline gets a boost
Globe and Mail-- Scotiabank boosts stake in Chinese bank
Globe and Mail-- GMAC handed $3.8-billion in new aid
National Post-- Meet the new monarchs of mining
National Post-- Canadian banks not bulletproof, just lucky
National Post-- Review panel backs Mackenzie Valley pipeline
New York Times-- Heart-Stopping Fall, Breathtaking Rally
New York Times-- With Greece Teetering, the Worst May Not Be Over for Europe
New York Times-- GMAC Gets $3.8 Billion More in Aid
USA Today-- U.S. placing new duties on steel from China
USA Today-- Laid-off executives struggle to find any kind of job
USA Today-- Football, 'Simpsons' at risk as Fox, Time Warner Cable dispute builds
Guardian UK online-- Japan Airlines shares plunge to new low amid bankruptcy rumours
Guardian UK online-- Homebuyers rush to beat increase in stamp duty
Guardian UK online-- GM gives Saab a last-minute reprieve
Times Online UK-- House prices rise 0.9% in November
Times Online UK-- Japan pledges to end economic spiral
Times Online UK-- Borrowers focus on reducing home loans, sharpening fears for recovery
Times Online UK-- Where next for the soaring price of gold?
Telegraph UK online-- Eurozone credit contraction accelerates
Telegraph UK online-- Printing money is a game with potentially dangerous results
Telegraph UK online-- China and South East Asia create huge free trade zone
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Nufarm finds right formula
Melbourne Herald Sun-- ETS compo to households disputed
Brisbane Times-- Bank on big changes at Australia Post
Brisbane Times-- Caught in the banks' sticky web
Brisbane Times-- Judge warns on changes to competition
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Bureaucrats pocket $36m in bonuses despite crisis
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Aussie dollar to be worth $US1 in 2010
People's Daily on line-- China's CPI may grow 1.5% in December
People's Daily on line-- HK's retail sales value grows 12% in November
China Daily-- Chinese Vice Premier urges improving people's livelihood
China Daily-- Mainland procurement of Taiwan products reaches $14 billion
China Daily-- China Eastern expands fleet size
The Times of India-- India's decade could pave way for an Indian century: Wall Street Journal
The Times of India-- Economy to grow 7.5%: Rangarajan
The Times of India-- 13th Finance Commission report to be reflected in Budget: FM

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