Thursday, May 13, 2010

It's the economy (Thursday, May 13, 2010)

China eyes more Tar Sand assets, Portugal follows Spain on economic changes and Australia sees boom times ahead, some of the items of note for Thursday.

Globe and Mail-- Ottawa reviews offshore rules
Globe and Mail-- More woes for Greek economy
Globe and Mail-- China in billion-dollar oil patch move
National Post-- What's in store for Canada's big banks
National Post-- China to invest more than $1B in Penn West deal
National Post-- We didn't see ABCP collapse coming: Coventree
Vancouver Sun-- Kelowna’s Club Penguin fails to meet profit targets tied to Disney sale
Vancouver Sun-- Bay Centre in downtown Victoria sold
New York Times-- Euro Sags and Markets Turn Lower
New York Times-- Portugal Follows Spain on Austerity Cuts
New York Times-- In Job Market Shift, Some Workers Are Left Behind
USA Today-- Millions of jobs that were cut won't likely return
USA Today-- Ford CEO predicts 2010 will be 'solidly' profitable
Guardian UK online-- BP boss admits job on the line over Gulf oil spill
Guardian UK online-- Cable and Osborne are the odd couple who could make or break coalition – and Cameron shows he knows it
Guardian UK online-- UK trade gap widens unexpectedly as imports rocket
Times online UK-- Cabinet meets and cuts its own pay by 5 per cent amid VAT rise fears
Times online UK-- Eurozone widens Britain’s trade gap
Telegraph UK online-- Wall St spooked by bank probe, Greece blast
Telegraph UK online-- US faces same problems as Greece, says Bank of England
Telegraph UK online-- How scared should UK banking be of the George and Vince show?
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Boom times lie ahead, predicts RBA
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Resource rent tax risky, warns Rio boss Tom Albanese
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Company outsources work to Indian prison, plans to employ about 250 inmates
People's Daily-- China's wage proportion decreases for 22 years
People's Daily-- Chinese premier warns of complications of financial crisis
China Daily-- Speculators blamed for garlic price hikes in China
China Daily-- China, Japan, ROK up for FTA talks next week
Times of India-- Patil to preside over first India-China business meet after Huawei controversy
Times of India-- Food inflation up to 16.44%

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