Thursday, May 27, 2010

It's the economy (Thursday, May 27, 2010)

A Canadian set to deliver the Royal Mail, the iPad arrives in Canada and is Europe heading for a meltdown? Some of the items of interest for Thursday.

Globe and Mail-- Obama extends offshore drilling halt
Globe and Mail-- Canada Post CEO moves to Royal Mail
Globe and Mail-- Oil rallies on hurricane forecast
National Post-- BP stops oil flow, but slick worst in U.S. history
National Post-- Apple iPad hits Canadian stores tomorrow
National Post-- Financial advisor to the stars charged in US$30-million fraud
New York Times-- Spain Clears Budget Cuts, Just Barely
New York Times-- Geithner Sees Consensus on Finance Reform
New York Times-- Setback Delays ‘Top Kill’ Effort to Seal Leaking Oil Well in Gulf
USA Today-- Geithner: US, Europe broadly agree on financial reform
USA Today-- U.S. newspaper ad revenue falls 10%; online revenue up
Guardian UK online-- Markets calmer but Spanish cuts are passed by only one vote
Guardian UK online-- Mark Hoban says investment banks likely to face competition review
Guardian UK online-- Yes, deficits are huge. But tightening policy too soon would be a historic mistake
Times on line UK-- US fears German move may damage recovery
Times on line UK-- Spanish PM faces tight austerity vote
Telegraph UK online-- Is Europe heading for a meltdown?
Telegraph UK online-- Europe facing strikes over austerity packages
Telegraph UK online-- Royal Mail's new chief executive gets political stamp of approval
Melbourne Herald Sun-- OECD confirms strong growth - Swan
Melbourne Herald Sun-- "I don't work for nothing," says nation's richest
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- 7-Eleven acquires 295 Mobil petrol stations to become largest independent retailer
People's Daily-- Emerging economies' performance boosts OECD's forecast
People's Daily-- Europe debt crisis to have limited impact on nation
China Daily-- China tax administration to tighten collection of land tax
China Daily-- China fund head says will not cut Europe holding
Times of India-- Bharti starts fund-raiser to buy Zain's African assets
Times of India-- India-US commercial ties at their peak: USIBC

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