Thursday, January 07, 2010

It's the economy (January 7, 2010)

BC rules for Alberta's tar sands? you may not be able to talk while driving but if Ford has its way it'll be tweets away, UK energy concerns as gas cuts take place, as long as you're in park, some of the items of note for Thursday.

Globe and Mail-- World currency tensions grow
Globe and Mail-- Oil sands producers prefer B.C. carbon rules
Globe and Mail-- China's rate increase a turning point in Asian economy
National Post-- The Iceland rebellion
National Post-- Ford drives into world of sci-fi Wi-Fi
National Post-- Corel lays off 20 per cent of staff
Vancouver Sun-- Vancouver home prices expected to jump 7.2 per cent in 2010
Vancouver Sun-- Vancouver business chiefs launch attack on parking tax
New York Times-- Chinese Decision on Rates Seen as ‘Turning Point’
New York Times-- Finance Minister Wants Weaker Yen
New York Times-- Shares Wander as U.S. Posts Slight Rise in Layoffs
USA Today-- Recession scars will linger long after economy heals
USA Today-- Boeing jet orders sink to lowest total since 2003
USA Today-- Gasoline tops $2.70 a gallon, most since October '08
Guardian UK online-- Energy security questioned as National Grid cuts off gas to factories
Guardian UK online-- Iceland president warns UK government over Icesave referendum
Guardian UK online-- Car scrappage scheme can't halt sales slide
Times Online UK-- National Grid issue warning over gas supplies
Times Online UK-- 10,000 own up to 'morally unacceptable' tax evasion
Times Online UK-- Bank of England holds rate and £200bn stimulus
Telegraph UK online-- Retail Stress Indicator – beware false hope
Telegraph UK online-- Bank of England: the calm before the storm
Telegraph UK online-- National Grid issues second gas alert in four days
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Keep lid on rates, industry urges
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Bankruptcy numbers down in lead-up to Christmas, more cut deals with creditors
Brisbane Times-- China's appetite back in healthy form
Brisbane Times-- Decline in imports trims deficit
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Surprise rise in retail sales as shoppers open wallets
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Australian stocks lower amid profit taking
People's Daily on line-- Curbing overcapacity, stimulating consumption key for China's economic revival
People's Daily on line-- Let yuan appreciate: CASS
China Daily-- China keeps yuan stable, uneasy about US dollar
China Daily-- China-Central Asia gas pipeline yet to provide stable supply
China Daily-- China reaffirms moderately loose monetary policy
The Times of India-- Gold recovers on global cues, marriage season rush
The Times of India-- Food inflation softens to 18.22%
The Times of India-- Tata to take Nano to Detroit

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