Friday, August 06, 2010

It's the economy (Friday, August 6, 2010)

BP casts its gaze on the Gulf again, On a day of disappointing job numbers BC bucks the trend and Russia's wheat concerns could lead to social unrest, some of the economic items of note for Friday.

Globe and Mail-- 139,000 full-time jobs disappear
Globe and Mail-- Food firm shares fall on grain cost concerns
Globe and Mail-- BP may drill again in Gulf field
National Post-- Apple patents the "iBike" — and other cool gadgets
National Post-- Telus won’t chase Rogers, Bell into discount battle
National Post-- Google makes US$180-million social media buy
Vancouver Sun-- B.C. bucks national jobs loss trend, posts 16,000 gain with manufacturing, service-sector positions
Vancouver Sun-- Butchart family's Beach Drive property for sale
New York Times-- Jobs Report Shows Private Sector Still Wary of Hiring
New York Times-- Battle Looms Over Huge Costs of Public Pensions
New York Times-- The Flimflam Man
USA Today-- Another weak jobs report; unemployment rate unchanged
USA Today-- HP CEO Mark Hurd resigns after sexual-harassment probe
Guardian UK online-- RBS moves back to black and Hester says: start selling taxpayers' stake now
Guardian UK online-- Stanley Gibbons benefits from stamp collecting boom
Guardian UK online-- Commodity prices soar as spectre of food inflation is back
The Independent-- Policymakers around the world face agonising choices over inflation
The Independent-- Russian wheat export ban threatens higher inflation and food riots
Telegraph UK online-- British banks are right to learn the word 'no' when it comes to lending
Telegraph UK online-- US hypochondria and the 'liquidity trap'
Telegraph UK online-- BP admits it might drill oil reservoir near Gulf of Mexico disaster site
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Rio future iron-clad
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Economy in sweet spot but rate rises loom down the track
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- RBA sees strong growth ahead for Australian economy
People's Daily-- China scraps preferential power rates for energy-intensive firms
People's Daily-- Economy back on track
China Daily-- Fewer foreign employers on preferred list
China Daily-- China may launch environmental tax trial
Times of India-- Tatas name members of search panel to find Ratan's successor
Times of India-- Now, airlines to pay compensation to passengers in case of delays

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