Thursday, June 24, 2010

It's the economy (Thursday, June 24, 2010)

The flexible finance minister, spending with millions in their eyes and BC adds to the treasury from gas auctions, some of the items of note for Thursday.

Globe and Mail-- B.C. pulls in $404-million for gas rights
Globe and Mail-- Flaherty signals flexibility on austerity targets
Globe and Mail-- New Australian PM to review mine tax
National Post-- Washington loses bid to keep oil drilling ban
National Post-- Cap and no trade
National Post-- Canadians spend millions in quest to win Lotto Max $50-million
Vancouver Sun-- Colin Hansen targets a new HST villain
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. gas auction attracts $404 million
New York Times-- Poorer Countries Taking Over Global Economy
New York Times-- Pay for Toyota Executives Reflects Company’s Woes
New York Times-- Extension of Jobless Aid Still Stalled
USA Today-- Jobless claims drop; durable goods orders mixed
USA Today-- G-20 nations must balance growth hopes, deficit fears
Guardian UK online-- Greece puts its islands up for sale to save economy
Guardian UK online-- BP clean-up contractors told to ignore workers' pay claim 'fraud'
Guardian UK online-- US politicians oppose 2,000-mile oil sands pipeline
The Independent-- Now even the Bank isn't sure it can bring down inflation
The Independent-- Osborne's Budget bonanza will not bring tax exiles sailing back to Britain
Telegraph UK online-- China's chief auditor warns mounting local government debt a risk to economy
Telegraph UK online-- State pension Ponzi scheme unravels with retirement at 70
Telegraph UK online-- Barack Obama is refusing to listen to reason on economic policy
Melbourne Herald Sun-- New prime minister Julia Gillard explains her life choices in exclusive interview
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Gillard thanks BHP for scrapping ads
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Mining shares get boost from Gillard win
People's Daily-- China dismisses U.S. accusations of currency undervaluation
People's Daily-- Removal of tax rebates not expected to cause export slump
China Daily-- System allows wealthy to sponge off subsidies
China Daily-- Local govt debt could trigger financial crisis
Times of India-- Govt exempts a slew of services from tax
Times of India-- India extends ban on milk and milk products import from China