Sunday, January 24, 2010

It's the economy (Weekend edition January 23-24, 2010)

Is there money in adultery? Concerns over a correction and what to do about Ben, some of the items of note for the weekend.

Globe and Mail-- Senators assure Obama Ben Bernanke will be confirmed
Globe and Mail-- Banks, Greece, China weigh on stock markets
Globe and Mail-- Owner of adultery website pushes for IPO
National Post-- Google grow up
National Post-- White House confident Bernanke will be confirmed
Vancouver Sun-- City of Richmond to investigate status of Lulu Island Winery
Vancouver Sun-- Canada’s jobless benefits fail test of recession: study
New York Times-- Volatility and Politics Are Feeding Fears of a Market Correction
New York Times-- Wal-Mart Tells Employees It Will Cut 11,200 Jobs
New York Times-- The Bernanke Conundrum
USA Today-- 20 years later, greed's still good for Douglas in 'Wall Street' sequel
USA Today-- Raises make bad motivators
Guardian UK online-- Shell faces legal fight over Arctic wells
Guardian UK online-- More spending and less tax works – and now you can bet on it
Guardian UK online-- Lord Myners calls time on 'greed is good' bank culture
Times Online UK-- Press chief David Montgomery faces revolt
Times Online UK-- Britain on the brink of leaving recession
Telegraph UK online-- Two cheers for Obama's plan to reform a seriously flawed industry
Telegraph UK online-- China may be put on the spot over iron ore
Telegraph UK online-- Dealmakers take to the slopes of Davos again
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Woodside burnt by oil price slide
Brisbane Times-- Date with destiny could be the start of the social revolution Japan needs
Brisbane Times-- Half-baked laws to stifle businesses
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Wall St wobbles on Ben Bernanke confirmation doubts
People's Daily on line-- World's top auto market keeps expanding
People's Daily on line-- China seeks mutual benefits and win-win results in ACFTA
China Daily-- Cases 'won't spark US-China trade war'
China Daily-- Filter 'no threat' to users' privacy
Times of India-- Ballooning inflation may prompt RBI to up CRR, policy rates
Times of India-- Renault in India: The French Are Coming!

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