Friday, January 29, 2010

It's the economy (January 29, 2010)

The Presidents job plans, the last picture show at Miramax and an Australian view of the potash scraps, some of the items of note for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- Battle to unlock the housing market
Globe and Mail-- Economies on the rebound
Globe and Mail-- Corus closing 2 Montreal AM stations
National Post-- Noise limit could kill Mackenzie pipeline, Imperial says
National Post-- Signs of recovery starting to sway the skeptical
National Post-- Job prospects still more down than up
Vancouver Sun-- BC Hydro customers brace for ‘rate shock’
Vancouver Sun-- Chinese buy a stake in Vancouver Island pulp mill
New York Times-- Obama Outlines Plan to Increase Employment
New York Times-- Economy Grew at Vigorous Pace in Last Quarter
New York Times-- March of the Peacocks
USA Today-- Regulators shut 6 more banks for a total of 15 failures in 2010
USA Today-- Toyota sends new gas pedals to factories
USA Today-- Payback time: Is Toyota being punished by Obama, Congress and Detroit?
Guardian UK online-- Cameron suggests immediate Tory spending cuts would be modest
Guardian UK online-- Darling tells bankers: 'Don't feel sorry for yourselves'
Guardian UK online-- Last reel for Miramax as Disney closes studio
Times Online UK-- Greece berates the speculators for using it as a ‘weak link’ in attack on eurozone
Times Online UK-- Davos: China defends currency against Western sniping
Telegraph UK online-- Capitalism has forgotten to share the wealth
Telegraph UK online-- The year James Cameron helped Davos learn to laugh at itself
Telegraph UK online-- Greece is the word that should strike fear into all those who love the euro
Melbourne Herald Sun-- BHP approves $2b iron ore expansion
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Commonwealth bank of Australia forced to reduce share in insurance venture as government tightens investment controls
Brisbane Times-- BHP's hardball tactics could rebound
Brisbane Times-- Potash plan risky, says competitor
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- World leaders keep up onslaught on bankers at Davos
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- BHP approves $2bn iron ore expansion
People's Daily on line-- Jilin identifies six priorities for continued growth in 2010

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