Thursday, April 22, 2010

It's the economy (Thursday, April 22, 2010)

Obama enters the Dragon's Den, BC's Municipalities win a day in court and another setback for Greece, some of the items of note for Thursday's economic offerings.

Globe and Mail-- Obama pitches financial reform directly to Wall St. bankers
Globe and Mail-- Microsoft profit jumps 35 per cent
Globe and Mail-- Canadian dollar will stay strong, Bank of Canada projects
National Post-- Triple hit for Greece
National Post-- Rare united front on banking reform
National Post-- The fraud that isn't
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. Appeal Court rejects Catalyst Paper's bid to overturn municipal tax rate
Vancouver Sun-- Work on Site C begins in earnest
New York Times-- Obama to Wall St.: ‘Join Us, Instead of Fighting Us’
New York Times-- A Setback for Greece as Europe Says Deficit Is Larger Than Thought
New York Times-- Don’t Cry for Wall Street
USA Today-- Microsoft profit jumps on strong sales of Windows 7
USA Today-- Moody's downgrades Greek debt, which EU revises up
Guardian UK online-- Ryanair backs down on paying passengers' costs
Guardian UK online-- Gordon Brown wins boost as budget deficit proves £3bn lower than forecast
Guardian UK online-- How a constitutional crisis could become a financial one
Times online UK-- It’s official: Scotland is out of recession
Times online UK-- Cost of covering Greek debt heads ever higher
Telegraph UK online-- Escalating Greek default fears rock Europe's debt markets
Telegraph UK online-- Fitch warns of debt 'shock' for Japan
Telegraph UK online-- IMF cuts UK forecast in blow to Gordon Brown
Melbourne Herald Sun-- BHP Billiton tight-lipped on 'tea money' claims
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Strong Australian dollar puts pressure on tourism
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Guards brought in to protect Queensland Health pay staff
People's Daily-- Curbing property speculation
People's Daily-- China, Russia to further advance economic cooperation
China Daily-- China's vehicle sales may increase 17% to 16m
China Daily-- Automakers showcase new models at Beijing show
Times of India-- Food inflation rises to 17.65%
Times of India-- Power ministry opposes duty on Chinese imports

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