Friday, February 12, 2010

It's the economy (Friday, February 12, 2010)

Euro worries in wake of Greece situation, the UK worries now about old age and Prince Charles crops are a bust, some of the items from the Friday news files.

Globe and Mail-- Shaw to buy control of CanWest
Globe and Mail-- China tightens loose lending
Globe and Mail-- Euro currency union shows strains
National Post-- Shaw to take controlling stake in Canwest
National Post-- Oil falls after China moves to curb bank lending
National Post-- Regulators hired by Toyota help end probes
Vancouver Sun-- Real estate sales ease in B.C.
New York Times-- China’s Central Bank Hits Brake on Hot Economy
New York Times-- What Is ‘Affordable’ Health Care?
USA Today-- Toyota offers answers to Congress before hearings; recall some Tacomas
USA Today-- DirecTV suing Dish Network for ads saying it's cheaper
Guardian UK online-- Euro continues to fall as EU fails to agree Greece rescue plan
Guardian UK online-- Reykjavik hoping Icesave compromise proposal can avert defeat in referendum
Guardian UK online-- More inflation may be better after all, says IMF
Times online-- New Greece fear leaves euro at market's mercy
Times online-- Germany plays hardball
Telegraph UK online-- FSA's expanding universe is a bewildering black hole for cash
Telegraph UK online-- UK's aging population is a bigger economic threat than the financial crisis
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Australians move further into red with credit card spending rising by more than 10 per cent
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Rio Tinto shares rise in first local trade since earnings data
Brisbane Times-- Greek tragedy? It's all a matter of perspective
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Prince Charles' organic business hit hard
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Telstra loses copyright case over Yellow Pages and White Pages
People's Daily-- China allocates 3 bln yuan to fund urban students
People's Daily-- China's e-shopping faces choke point during Spring Festival
China Daily online-- China allocates 37.2b yuan for medical reforms in 2010
China Daily online-- Youngor buys stake in Changsha Zoomlion for $82m
Times of India-- Industrial production grows 16.8% in December
Times of India-- Asset bubbles a worry: Montek

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