Sunday, February 28, 2010

It's the economy (Weekend Edition, February 27 and 28, 2010)

 Europe's cracking structure, Greece looks to its exiles for help, and employment pressures in China some of the items for the weekend.

Globe and Mail-- Takeovers grow difficult for banks
Globe and Mail-- Cracks appearing in euro currency union
Globe and Mail-- Bulk of stimulus as worst over, critics say
National Post-- On the Chopping Block
National Post-- Euro has become a 'subprime' currency
New York Times-- European Union Moves Toward a Bailout of Greece
New York Times-- Network News at a Crossroads
New York Times-- Financial Reform Endgame
USA Today-- Warren Buffett sees housing market bouncing back by 2011
USA Today-- U.S. airline, union disputes could disrupt flights
Guardian UK online-- Greece urges expatriates to help cut its debt
Guardian UK online-- British firms face onslaught from tar sands campaigners
Guardian UK online-- Sterling faces pressure as election looms, but who's next?
Times online-- Don’t mess around with inflation targets
Times online-- Lenders shy back as Greece makes €5bn cash call
Telegraph UK online-- Don't go wobbly on us now, Ben Bernanke
Telegraph UK online-- Fiscal tightening - to cut or not to cut, that is the question
Telegraph UK online-- Germany and France agree to rescue Greece, with conditions
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Loan delays hurt NAB
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Experts bank on RBA rate rise
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Part-time working mums have healthier kids
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Company director John Harvey to go homeless
People's Daily-- Chinese vice premier calls for more efforts to develop west China
People's Daily-- China's massive stimulus plan proved effective: Chinese Premier
China Daily-- China to increase housing supply this year: Premier Wen
China Daily-- China still faces serious employment pressure - Premier Wen
Times of India-- Sensex breaks free after budget, gains 237 points in week

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