Thursday, July 08, 2010

It's the economy Thursday, July 8, 2010

A jobs surprise for Canada? Good money in power distribution and scary stories from the IMF, some of the highlights of the Thursday financials.

Globe and Mail-- At the close: A third day of gains
Globe and Mail-- Merck shutting Montreal R& D plant
Globe and Mail-- As cuts bite, Greece tested by dissent
National Post-- Is Canada in for a jobs shocker?
National Post-- U.S. gives China pass on currency
National Post-- Royal Bank joins world's top 10
Vancouver Sun-- Former BC Hydro CEO tops public-salary ranking with $750k
Vancouver Sun-- Metro Vancouver new-home prices slow down in May
New York Times-- Greece Approves Pension Overhaul Despite Protests
New York Times-- Merck Plans Layoff of 15% of Work Force
New York Times-- Vietnam Short on Dollars, and Confidence
USA Today-- Candidates target rivals for Wall Street ties
USA Today-- New RNs find job market tight
Guardian UK online-- BP hopes Hayward can survive after big investors shrug off share plunge
Guardian UK online-- OBR under new pressure for cutting job loss forecast before Osborne's budget
Guardian UK online-- Harrods eyes Shanghai to cash in on China's new wealth
The Independent-- Pay revolts are here to stay and rightly so
The Independent-- IMF slashes UK growth forecasts
Telegraph UK online-- Here's the scary side of the IMF's new forecasts
Telegraph UK online-- IMF tells Europe to inject more stimulus
Telegraph UK online-- Legal noose tightens on Europe's monetary union
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Boral raises $274m from investors
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Strong jobs market may cause interest rates to rise, economists say
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Unemployment rate steady at 5.1 per cent
People's Daily-- China to keep yuan basically stable: SAFE
People's Daily-- Taiwan's exports to mainland, HK surge nearly 62%
China Daily-- Foreign firms still gung ho on China
China Daily-- China says foreign reserves not political 'weapon'
Times of India- Posco announces compensation package for displaced people in Odisha
Times of India-- Car sales all set for a double-digit run in '10-11

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