Thursday, March 11, 2010

It's the economy (Wednesday, March 10, 2010)

The Aspers want back into the newspaper game, Bill Gates is number 2 and Jimmy Pattison tops the lonely list of Billionaires for BC, some of the items of note for Wednesday.

Globe and Mail-- Aspers bid to reclaim newspaper chain
Globe and Mail-- The dot-com bubble, 10 years later
Globe and Mail-- How long will it take for the Canadian dollar to hit parity?
National Post-- Bill Gates no longer world's richest man
National Post-- OECD says Canada Post should be privatized
National Post-- 75 years on, Bank gets it right on inflation
Vancouver Sun-- Forbes estimates Jim Pattison worth $4 billion
Vancouver Sun-- Tofino set to ban Starbucks, Tim Hortons and McDonalds
New York Times-- TARP Panel Finds Fault With GMAC Bailouts
New York Times-- A Place to Bet Real Money on Movies
New York Times-- U.S. Nears a Crossroads on Trade
USA Today-- Economists see wasted crisis, urge reform financial reform
USA Today-- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway salary unchanged, but security costs up
Guardian UK online-- Darling to make do with small mercies in pre-election budget
Guardian UK online-- Gordon Brown: I have the character to lead UK to recovery
Guardian UK online-- Industrial production fell in January after snow disruption
Times online-- Sterling dives on surprise fall in factory output
Times online-- Comment: the gathering storm
Telegraph UK online-- Brown's recasting of his financial image is unconvincing, but the Tories still have plenty to fear
Telegraph UK online-- A decade on and Nasdaq's dotcom darlings are still strutting their stuff
Telegraph UK online-- Gordon Brown won't rule out pre-election 'giveaway' in Budget
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Consumer confidence holds steady despite rate rise
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Money blues hit Gen Y
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Poor safety to blame for staff turnover
People's Daily-- Officer says China to continue stimulus policy: newspaper
People's Daily-- Deal to stimulate Tumen River economy
China Daily-- Home Inns sees Expo boosting Shanghai room rates
China Daily-- Carmakers to vie for repeat customers
Times of India-- 15 cases of dumping of Chinese products being probed
Times of India-- Companies set to hire 10 lakh in '10-11

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