Sunday, June 13, 2010

It's the economy (Weekend Edition, June 12 and 13, 2010)

The President stands ready to address BP and the nation, uncertain times make for gold frenzy and Sweden's royal wedding a royal pain for some, a few of the items of note for the weekend's financial study.

Globe and Mail-- Obama poised to put the screws to BP
Globe and Mail-- A breakthrough in China, another blow for Sudbury
Globe and Mail-- Taxpayers likely on hook for GM shares
National Post-- Obama wants BP escrow account, will address nation
National Post-- Flaherty hopes for CPP consensus with finance ministers
National Post-- Pitcher strikes out at the G20
New York Times-- Obama Plans to Force BP’s Hand on Oil Spill Fund
New York Times-- Uncertainty Restores Glitter to an Old Refuge, Gold
New York Times-- Honda Replaces Strikers in China
USA Today-- Sweden: Cost of royal wedding triggers monarchy debate
USA Today-- BP's failures on the Gulf made worse by PR woes
Guardian UK online-- Railway industry to be told to put the brakes on its 'unsustainable' costs
Guardian UK online-- Banks are carrying on while the rest of us pay the price
Guardian UK online-- BP boss Hayward faces Senate grilling live on US TV
Times on line UK-- BP offers Barack Obama clean-up billions
Times on line UK-- As if by magic, Sir Alan reveals the real deficit
Telegraph UK online-- Barack Obama requests $50 billion in emergency funding from Congress
Telegraph UK online-- BP was a lot more vulnerable than its blue-chip status suggested
Telegraph UK online-- The critical point for peak inflation is drawing nearer, believe it or not
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Jennifer Hawkins property empire worth $5m and rising
People's Daily-- China's economic planner predicts 2.6% CPI growth in first half
People's Daily-- Foreign fuel reliance rises
China Daily-- Mainland, Taiwan start 3rd expert-level talks on economic pact
China Daily-- China expects big fall in trade surplus this year
Times of India-- India could reach double digit growth by 2012: Pranab Mukherjee
Times of India-- Gold recovers smartly on buying, global cues

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