Saturday, February 27, 2010

It's the economy (Friday, February 26, 2010)

Off the radar Iceland still poses financial problems, Greece prepares to talk to Germany about debt and need a job, China's looking, some of the items for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- HBC tries to build on Olympic momentum
Globe and Mail-- Iceland stares into Icesave abyss
Globe and Mail-- Fears rise about a return of ‘Japan-bashing'
National Post-- Ottawa to launch investigation into Toyota recalls
National Post-- Cash makes Canada 'a land of opportunity' for acquirers
National Post-- Let’s deflate the expectations bubble
Vancouver Sun-- Independent movie theatres wary about HST
New York Times-- Defying Global Slump, China Has Labor Shortage
New York Times-- Afflicting the Afflicted
New York Times-- Fannie Loses $16.3 Billion and Asks Treasury for Aid
USA Today-- Haunted hotels' ghost stories can be good for business
USA Today-- Fannie Mae seeks $15.3B more from U.S. after $16B 4Q loss
Guardian UK online-- Greek PM to hold crunch talks with Germany
Guardian UK online-- UK's escape from recession stronger than first thought
Guardian UK online-- Iceland delegation walks out on £2.3bn Icesave debt repayment talks
Times online-- Analysis: is Gordon Brown free?
Times online-- A worrying lack of cover
Telegraph UK online-- Pound slides as figures underline scale of UK recession
Telegraph UK online-- Recovery? Who are you trying to kid?
Telegraph UK online-- Don't be fooled: GDP was actually revised down
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Harvey Norman chairman Gerry Harvey says boom times will return within three years
Melbourne Herald Sun-- ANZ shares gain 2 per cent on market update
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Discounts are sending retailers broke, says Gerry Harvey
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- The return of the bank CEOs
People's Daily-- "Labor shortage" reflects employee expectations for more benefits
People's Daily-- China's economic macro-control to be tested in 2010
China Daily-- China's January NPL drops as credit tightened
China Daily-- China trade boon for Australia
Times of India-- Fingers-crossed: Will markets tune into FM?
Times of India-- 'Fair returns from Zain deal'

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