Friday, May 28, 2010

It's the economy (Friday, May 28, 2010)

Gordon Campbell's Waterloo, Dowgrading Spain and the blight of useless, unemployed men. Some of the highlights of the Friday financials.

Globe and Mail-- Spain’s troubled savings banks may spur new financial crisis
Globe and Mail-- HST backlash could prove to be B.C. Liberals’ Waterloo
Globe and Mail-- Greece could set off bigger debt bomb
National Post-- Spain's downgrade fresh blow for world markets
National Post-- Canada won't fall victim to foreclosure wave: Report
National Post-- Carney's big call
Vancouver Sun-- iPad launches in Canada: Vancouver lineups start early this morning
Vancouver Sun-- BC government hit with lawsuit after rejecting independent power project
New York Times-- Strike in China Highlights Gap in Workers’ Pay
New York Times-- BP Engineers Making Little Headway on Leaking Well
New York Times-- U.S. Bank Failure Total Is 77 as 4 More Institutions Are Shut
USA Today-- Cameron: Britain can't move forward till deficit is reduced
USA Today-- Reynolds cuts cigarette production, increases smokeless
Guardian UK online-- Euro falls as Spain suffers rating downgrade
Guardian UK online-- iPad goes on sale as Apple faithful flock to Britain's stores
Guardian UK online-- BP shares drop as clean-up cost approaches $1bn
Times online UK-- Euro plunges as Spain’s debt downgraded
Times online UK-- Useless, jobless men – the social blight of our age
Telegraph UK online-- BP will remain stuck in muddy waters whether Hayward stays or goes
Telegraph UK online-- Fitch downgrades Spain's credit rating
Telegraph UK online-- David Cameron hints at interest rate rise to combat 'worrying' inflation
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Virgin shares dive on poor profit
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Santos wins approval for Gladstone LNG
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- James Packer quiz - test your knowledge
People's Daily-- Resource tax to be levied in Xinjiang
People's Daily-- China to continue proactive fiscal policy on domestic, international uncertainties: finance minister
China Daily-- China orders review of local govt finances (Agencies)
China Daily-- Banks lend less in May as stimulus winds down
Times of India-- Food inflation eases, but still above 16%
Times of India-- India can turn euro crisis into opportunity

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