Thursday, April 08, 2010

It's the economy (Thursday, April 8, 2010)

The potential of the loonie, looking for the exit doors on Greece and China thinks the US is being unrealistic, some of the items of interest for Thursday.

Globe and Mail-- Housing market overheating: Royal LePage
Globe and Mail-- China reported close to yuan shift
Globe and Mail-- Why the Greek rescue isn’t going to plan
National Post-- Proposed Ontario changes hurt Shoppers
National Post-- Strong loonie may unlock new potential: report
National Post-- Greece plunges deeper into crisis, banks, euro hit
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. car dealers were among most pessimistic in 2009
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. tech firms ‘apply’ themselves to Apple’s iPad challenge
New York Times-- China Appears Set to Make Currency Policy More Flexible
New York Times-- Rubin and Prince Express Regrets in Citi’s Crisis
New York Times-- Stocks and Euro Struggle With Greek Debt
USA Today-- Geithner in China to smooth over relations
USA Today-- Initial jobless claims increase, continuing claims fall
Guardian UK online-- Investors rush to sell Greek bonds
Guardian UK online-- BA and Iberia sign merger agreement
Guardian UK online-- 'Tax on jobs' protest by business leaders is fooling no one
Times on line-- British petrol prices hit an all-time high
Times on line-- No, Gordon Brown, we have not been deceived
Telegraph online UK-- Greece debt fears hit fever pitch
Telegraph online UK-- A nasty surprise in next month's salary statement
Telegraph online UK-- Watch out for a double dip as prices at the pumps soar
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Almost 20,000 new jobs as Australia's unemployment rate holds steady
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Australian dollar is going places
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Response to tax review just the beginning
People's Daily-- Ministry: US expectations for yuan appreciation "unrealistic"
People's Daily-- Paulson bats for stronger ties between China, U.S.
China Daily-- Shanghai plans property tax: report
China Daily-- Cultural industries to get more financial support
Times of India-- High prices of milk, pulses push food inflation to 17.70%
Times of India-- Billionaires don't gain much: Premji's wealth rises; Singh, Mittal lose

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