Wednesday, March 17, 2010

It's the economy (Wednesday, March 17, 2010)

On St. Patrick's Day small business looks for a little green, Chinese investors feel the wrath of environmentalists and watching for Zombines in England, some of the items of note for Wednseday.

Globe and Mail-- Canadian dollar nears parity, but can it last?
Globe and Mail-- Readers not giving up on newspapers
Globe and Mail-- Weak euro complicates life for some firms
National Post-- Small businesses eye St. Patrick’s Day gold
National Post-- Bank of Canada's currency conundrum
National Post-- Canadian exporters learning to live with high loonie: Clement
Vancouver Sun-- Mackenzie mill suitor blamed for rainforest destruction

Vancouver Sun-- B.C. poised to become economic green giant: report
New York Times-- The Markets Reach Highs Not Seen Since 2008
New York Times-- Japan Eases Monetary Policy to Fight Deflation
New York Times-- Do Jobless Benefits Discourage People From Finding Jobs?
USA Today-- Bernanke argues Fed should keep all its banking oversight duties
USA Today-- IMF: Chance to overhaul global economy is receding
Guardian UK online-- This unemployment data is splendid news on the face of it but ...
Guardian UK online-- Arriva shares soar as Deutsche Bahn reveals £1.2bn bid
Guardian UK online-- Mandelson's bid to fire up low-carbon economy gets cool reception
Times online-- Dole queue shrinks as does number of people in employment
Times online-- Bank's rate-setters inflation worries grow
Telegraph UK online-- Quarter of adults out of work, official figures show
Telegraph UK online-- Bank of England fretting about 'zombie households'
Telegraph UK online-- Greece threatens to call in IMF as Europe dithers
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Resources fuelling strong growth 
  Melbourne Herald Sun-- Home building spurt despite rate rise 
  Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Massive drop in the welfare numbers - ABS
People's Daily-- EU ambassador: wrong to publicly pressure China to appreciate currency 
  People's Daily-- China's economy to grow 9.5% in 2010: World Bank forecast
China Daily-- China's fastrack to the high speed era
China Daily-- Central bank: Half of Chinese feel price pinch
Times of India-- India to overtake China in growth by 2018: EIU
Times of India-- RIL loses race for Canadian firm

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