Friday, March 19, 2010

It's the economy (Friday, March 19, 2010 )

The IMF is looking for a fireman, Mr. Brown's annus horribulus, and China says the US is behaving unreasonably, some of the items of note for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- Fed must reveal bailout records
Globe and Mail-- Europe's bruised economies seek way forward
Globe and Mail-- Royal Dutch Shell defends Alberta oil sands investments
National Post-- EU calls for swift agreement on Greek aid
National Post-- German tax evasion probe shakes another Swiss banker
National Post-- Joint venture fixes Rio Tinto-China relationship
Vancouver Sun-- Carl Icahn offers to buy Lions Gate as MGM bid looms
Vancouver Sun-- Victoria business leader makes $10-million gift to UVic business faculty
New York Times-- I.M.F. Chief Calls for ‘Fire Brigade’ to Aid European Banks
New York Times--  Dodd Seeks U.S. Inquiry Into Lehman’s Accounting
New York Times-- Why We Reform
USA Today--  Lehman accounting tricks possibly illegal 
USA Today--  FDIC chief: Financial reform bill must completely end 'too big to fail'
Guardian UK online--  BA strike to go ahead after talks collapse
Guardian UK online--  Budget 2010: You the chancellor
Guardian UK online--  Lehman Brothers' golden girl, Erin Callan: through the glass ceiling – and off the glass cliff
Times online UK-- Strikes will plague the run-up to the general election
Times online UK-- We may raise taxes, says Lord Mandelson 
Telegraph UK online-- Air and rail strikes threaten travel plans and Labour hopes 
Telegraph UK online--  Alistair Darling may have some surprises up his sleeve 
Melbourne Herald-- Employers want pay rise delayed until 2011
Melbourne Herald--  Energy Resources of Australia tips stronger uranium prices
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- FOOD giant Heinz has been canned for falsely claiming its Golden Circle subsidiary is Australian-owned. 
People's Daily-- U.S. currency demands unreasonable 
People's Daily-- Rio Tinto case should not be politicized, Beijing says 
China Daily-- China calls on Washington to cool yuan pressure 
China Daily-- Job fairs gear up for influx of grads
Times of India-- World Bank to give soft loan of $1.05bn for education
Times of India-- 'More state roads to be highways'

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Here's a little something else to go along with the general theme here: