Friday, March 12, 2010

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

Clean energy approvals for BC, more bank closures in the USA and in Europe more concerns over banking, some of the items of note for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- Does Russia need to rein in ruble?
Globe and Mail-- Lehman report rocks Wall Street
Globe and Mail-- The changing faces of Brandon
National Post-- B.C. approves 19 private-sector clean energy projects
National Post-- Loonie surges on strong jobs data
National Post-- Leave yuan to us, China tells Obama
Vancouver Sun-- Dragons’ Den comes to Canada's west
Vancouver Sun-- Victoria wants to double fees for builders
New York Times-- As Its Arms Makers Falter, Russia Buys Abroad
New York Times-- Findings on Lehman Take Even Experts by Surprise
New York Times-- Health Reform Myths
USA Today-- Regulators shut 3 more banks for a total of 30 failures this year
USA Today-- Official report says Lehman Bros. used 'misleading' accounting tricks
Guardian UK online-- Greece debt: EU agrees bailout deal
Guardian UK online-- FSA promises early intervention to prevent mis-selling scandals
Guardian UK online-- Barclays breaks ground with 18,000-seat basketball stadium in Brooklyn
Times online-- Mortgage lending falls as buyers leave market
Times online-- EU countries agree to €25bn Greece bailout
Telegraph UK online-- Another banking crisis looms
Telegraph UK online-- Eurozone could risk 'sovereign debt explosion'
Telegraph UK online-- How Repo Man's vanishing accounting trick got a London link
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Australians spending less on credit cards, Reserve Bank data shows
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Loans stress first-time home buyers
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Audit firms can't verify findings - ASIC
People's Daily-- China Ministry of Commerce pledges support for Tibetan economy People's Daily-- CPI within acceptable range: Economist
China Daily-- Don't politicize yuan, China central bank tells Obama
China Daily-- US insistence on RMB revaluation a 'mistake': Forbes
Times of India-- Industry grows by 16.7% in JanuaryTimes of India-- Tax collection has to be more humane: Pranab Mukherjee

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