Sunday, May 09, 2010

It's the economy (Weekend edition, Saturday and Sunday May 8 and 9, 2010)

The Prime Minister gets praise from the Economist, almost a trillion reasons to hope for a Greek recovery and Greenpeace wants to stop the flow of Tar Sands oil from reaching Britain, some of the financial items of interest from the weekend.

Globe and Mail-- Fed leads efforts to bolster European economy
Globe and Mail-- Stephen Harper gets nod abroad for stand against global bank tax
Globe and Mail-- Market volatility to continue
National Post-- EU announces €750-billion crisis shield
National Post-- Canadian forestry sector reseeds
National Post-- Ottawa announces funding for broadband in rural areas
Vancouver Sun-- U.S. probes mystery stock crash as panic spreads
New York Times-- E.U. Details $957 Billion Rescue Package
New York Times-- Asian Markets Rebound on European Rescue Package
USA Today-- Fear rises while Dow's 1,000-point drop remains a mystery
USA Today-- Venezuela inflation rate hits 30%, highest in Latin America
Guardian UK online-- EU to get tough with hedge funds and private equity
Guardian UK online-- Europe's future in the balance as eurozone faces its toughest test
Guardian UK online-- Tar sands crude is reaching British petrol stations, Greenpeace says
Times online UK-- Heading for a fall: Pound plunges while parties dither
Times online UK-- Even America fears being hit by Greek contagion
Telegraph UK online-- Market sell-off fears over political impasse
Telegraph UK online-- The economic challenge we face is too big to be left to politicians
Telegraph UK online-- Clegg remains on a financial fantasy island
Melbourne Herald Sun-- More pain may be on the way in global stock markets
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Glenn Stevens' interest rates rise is good for all
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Tax breaks to entice world's big money
People's Daily-- Green economy needs aid from developed nations: Chinese vice premier
People's Daily-- No change to China's foreign investment policy: official
China Daily-- Oil falls $2, posts worst week since Dec 2008
China Daily-- 'Measures to cool property already working
Times of India-- Prolonged debt crisis in Europe could impact India: S& P
Times of India-- Indian, foreign industries divided over raising FDI cap: CII

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