Thursday, July 22, 2010

It's the economy (Thursday, July 22, 2010)

Loonie preparing for days of parity, plunging investment in the UK and Australia's mining industry is back on the attack, some of the items of interest for Thursday.

Globe and Mail-- Europe to release bank stress tests
Globe and Mail-- The tables turn: Banks woo small firms
Globe and Mail-- Don’t end stimulus spending: Bernanke
National Post-- 9 ways Bernanke could stimulate the economy right now
National Post-- Loonie should approach parity when U.S. outlook improves
National Post-- Growth petered out in 2nd quarter: Bank of Canada
Vancouver Sun- Vancouver Convention Centre to host large meetings industry conference
New York Times-- G.M. Buys a Subprime Lender for $3.5 Billion
New York Times-- Fed Would Act if Needed, Chairman Says
New York Times-- Will Stress Tests Penalize Strong European Banks?
USA Today-- Dell pays $100 million to settle SEC charges of fraudulent accounting
USA Today-- Bernanke repeats warning: Don't end stimulus spending
Guardian UK online-- It's too soon for austerity, Ben Bernanke tells Congress
Guardian UK online-- UK sees foreign investment plunge
Guardian UK online-- Slovenia's biggest bank will fail stress test, admits PM
The Independent-- The Monetary Policy Committee and its incredible balancing act
The Independent-- Economy set for triple whammy, admits Bank chief
Telegraph UK online-- Watch out, the great £50bn property unload is about to begin
Telegraph UK online-- Watchdog bares teeth to protect pensions from politicians
Telegraph UK online-- Scotland on brink of double-dip recession
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Miners threaten Gillard again
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Foster's uncorks a treasure
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Resources tax ad war set to reignite
People's Daily-- China important to global economic stabilization: WTO's Lamy
People's Daily-- China develops 5-trillion-yuan alternative energy plan
China Daily-- China should widen yuan's float: PBOC researcher
China Daily-- China to start levying property tax in 2012
Times of India-- Wal-Mart urges India to open retail sector
Times of India-- Pricing power returns to laundry market

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