Friday, February 05, 2010

It's the economy (February 5, 2010)

Debt load of nations making stock markets nervous, seeking a Gold Medal in Olympic beer selling and is Portugal the next economic domino, some of the items of note for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- Toyota: Too big, too fast
Globe and Mail-- Canada is rising
Globe and Mail-- Recovery teeters as debt threat spreads
National Post-- Eurozone woes add urgency to Iqaluit G7
National Post-- Mont Tremblant not for sale, Intrawest says
National Post-- Has Microsoft become clumsy, dysfunctional and uncreative?
Vancouver Sun-- Take a tour of the Erickson
Vancouver Sun-- Microbreweries duking it out with the giants in hop-sided Olympics beer war
New York Times-- Debt Problems Chip Away at Fortress Europe
New York Times-- Fiscal Scare Tactics
New York Times-- Toyota’s Chief Steps Forward to Apologize
USA Today-- Questions and answers on Europe's debt crisis
USA Today-- Portugal defeats austerity measures
USA Today-- Toyota president apologizes, will head quality committee
Guardian UK online-- Spain seeks to calm fears it is 'next Greece' as European markets plunge
Guardian UK online-- Jitters in Cameron camp as economy threatens to derail Tory bandwagon
Guardian UK online-- It's still the economy, stupid
Times Online UK-- Time will tell whether the Bank is right to be cautious
Times Online UK-- Greeks don’t care for cuts
Telegraph UK online-- Eurozone 'pigs' are leading us all to slaughter
Telegraph UK online-- Britain in line for blistering economic recovery, OECD indicator suggests
Telegraph UK online-- Bank calls time on quantitative easing
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Harvey Norman sales recover
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Treasurer Wayne Swan welcomes stronger Reserve Bank of Australia forecasts
Brisbane Times-- Week of non-surprises leaves no one gasping for breath
Brisbane Times-- Rational valuation is the elephant in the room
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Miranda Kerr's banker fan David Kiely to keep job
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Reserve Bank modestly lifts inflation forecasts, sees further rate rises
People's Daily on line-- Central emergency reserve systems successfully handle unexpected events
People's Daily on line-- Hu's transformation call signals confidence in recovery
China Daily-- Chinese shares fall to three-month low - Fri
China Daily-- Rio Tinto hires new China boss to improve ties
Times of India-- India may mull Shariah banking
Times of India-- ‘Indian economy set to grow at 8.5% in 2010-11’

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