Tuesday, January 05, 2010

It's the economy (January 5, 2010)

Iceland puts its repayment plan on ice, American dairy farmers set the mooooooood, and Australia backs out of gas deal with China. some of the items of note for Tuesday.

Globe and Mail-- Canada a hot property for foreign investors
Globe and Mail-- Canadian dollar in ‘fashion frenzy'
Globe and Mail-- Iceland blocks repayment deal, sparks global outrage
National Post-- U.S. dollar rising, but can't match the loonie
National Post-- Mutual funds recover lost ground in 2009
National Post-- U.S. economy could create up to two million jobs in 2010: Scotia Capital
Vancouver Sun-- December jump in housing sales drives up Greater Vancouver home prices
Vancouver Sun-- Pine beetle gets blame for Canfor Corp. sawmill closure
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. 2009 property assessments are in: How did you do?
Vancouver Province-- Jobs anxiety soars in B.C.
New York Times-- Television Begins a Push Into the 3rd Dimension
New York Times-- If Fed Missed This Bubble, Will It See a New One?
New York Times-- Laboring to Survive
USA Today-- Auto sales end 2009 with uptick, but year was awful
USA Today-- Americans' job satisfaction falls to record low
USA Today-- Dairy farmer plans to pamper cows with waterbeds, music
Guardian UK online-- Iceland president vetoes collapsed Icesave Bank's bill to UK
Guardian UK online-- City rents set to soar as banks drop threats to quit UK
Guardian UK online-- Warren Buffett weighs into Kraft's battle for Cadbury
Times Online UK-- Japan’s finance chief ready to stand down
Times Online UK-- Economists see recession drawing to a close in UK
Times Online UK-- Everything points to cautious hold on interest rates
Telegraph UK online-- Iceland's disgraceful decision not to pay up over stricken banks
Telegraph UK online-- Next warns that UK deficit poses a threat as Christmas sales rise
Telegraph UK online-- Ignore the smoke and mirrors, Kraft's offer is still woefully inadequate
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Oil price surge to hit home
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Inspectors to call on 50,000 firms
Brisbane Times-- WA backs out of Griffin workers bail-out
Brisbane Times-- Fair Work watchdog to check on 50,000 businesses
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Tiger Woods' visit boosted Victorian economy by $34m
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Business confidence picks up in new year
People's Daily on line-- China rejects report its growth caused world financial crisis
People's Daily on line-- Australia cancels $40.4 billion natural gas contract with China
China Daily-- Freezing weather puts pressure on fuel supplies
China Daily-- China surpasses US as Brazilian products' biggest buyer
China Daily-- China to develop Hainan into int'l tourism destination
The Times of India-- 'India may scale China's growth'
The Times of India-- Investors to gain, says India Inc
The Times of India-- '2010 will be the toughest year for Maruti Suzuki'

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