Wednesday, January 06, 2010

It's the economy (January 6, 2010)

Potash pricing sidetracks potash sales talks, The Snuggie and the Sham Wow don't wow and dropping temperatures mean rising orange juice prices, some of the items of note for Wednesday.

Globe and Mail-- U.S. carbon rules pose hurdles for oil sands
Globe and Mail-- Magna buys stake in small lithium miner
Globe and Mail-- Price dispute with China scuttles potash talks
National Post-- Dodd could still hurt Wall Street
National Post-- Economists see middling recovery
National Post-- Tech giants step towards tablet revolution
Vancouver Sun-- Forestry industry must ‘innovate and grow': report
Vancouver Sun-- Hotels race to finish before Olympics
Vancouver Sun-- Vancouver's Ivanhoe Mines weighs options ahead of Mongolia project as shares close at two-year high
Vancouver Province-- Real estate bounces back
New York Times-- Fed Minutes Show Division on Emergency Steps
New York Times-- Chief Says G.M. Is on Road to Profits
New York Times-- Infomercial Products Take One on the Chin
USA Today-- Hope for Saab's survival dims as GM says deal unlikely
USA Today-- As temps plummet, orange juice prices heat up
USA Today-- Clean tech gets big piece of venture-capital funding
Guardian UK online-- The Viking who refuses to fall on his sword over financial excesses
Guardian UK online-- MPs attack lack of detail in Treasury plan to cut £178bn deficit
Guardian UK online-- M&S hails 'good Christmas' but warns 2010 will be tough
Times Online UK-- Recovery hopes rise on Britain’s services surge
Times Online UK-- DP World plans to seek dual listing in London
Times Online UK-- Britain threatens to freeze Iceland out of EU as loan payback vetoed
Telegraph UK online-- Government must deliver details for deficit plan to be credible, MPs warn
Telegraph UK online-- The shortlist for worst takeover of the century
Telegraph UK online-- ECB's Stark says markets deluded about eurozone bailout for Greece
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Building approvals strong in November
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Fight to justify electricity prices
Brisbane Times-- Court blow to farmers fighting coal exploration
Brisbane Times-- Europe threatens to leave Iceland out in the cold over $5bn debt
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- New car sales jump 16pc in December
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Jetstar and AirAsia form alliance
People's Daily on line-- Analysts see decreasing probability of double-dip recession
People's Daily on line-- China's foreign debt rises in first 3Qs
China Daily-- 200,000 cases of fake, shoddy goods probed
China Daily-- Expired LNG deal has limited impacts on China
China Daily-- Surfing for treasure
The Times of India-- Stimulus should stay: India Inc
The Times of India-- It's cheaper to own a pad in Burj Khalifa than in Central Delhi
The Times of India-- Toyota banks on India for growth

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