Thursday, April 01, 2010

It's the economy (Thursday, April 1, 2010)

Canadians mystified at end of energy efficiency program, yes to HST, but no to a minimum wage increase and  up go the gasoline prices, some of the items of interest for Thursday.

Globe and Mail--Incentives fuel big rebound in auto sales
Globe and Mail-- Factories get a reboot as global demand surges
Globe and Mail-- End of ecoENERGY riles home owners
National Post-- Zellers lays off hundreds of managment-level employees
National Post-- Where growth is and where it isn't
National Post-- AIG on track to repay U.S. government before 2013
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. won't raise minimum wage: Coell
New York Times-- Moves to Garnish Pay Rise as More Debtors Fall Behind
New York Times-- From Lithuania, a View of Austerity’s Costs
New York Times-- Coming Visit May Signal Easing by China on Currency
USA Today-- Good sign for economy: Hiring rebounds on Wall Street
USA Today-- Geithner: Bailouts were unfair but necessary
Guardian UK online-- Industry fears steel price hike will derail recovery
Guardian UK online-- Petrol prices hit near-record levels as fuel duty increases
Guardian UK online-- US treasury secretary Geithner says unemployment is 'terribly high'
Times online-- Business leaders flock to back Tory tax cut
Times online-- Manufacturing figures offer relief but reasons to be cautious
Telegraph UK online-- Euro voices enter the renminbi debate, but the US may not like what it hears
Telegraph UK online-- Business leaders join push to scrap 'jobs tax'
Telegraph UK online-- Calling all entrepreneurs. What must we learn from the spirit of the States?
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Argus bows out at 'defining moment'
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Woolworths reduces Visa Debit card use
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Lihir Gold shares soar on failed Newcrest bid
People's Daily-- Downturn accelerates shift in influence to Asia
People's Daily-- Four agencies release budgets
China Daily-- China's top iron mining company to double production
China Daily-- Hyundai Heavy to build wind turbine plant in China
Times of India-- Food inflation rises to 16.35%
Times of India-- Torrent Pharma now billion dollar company

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