Tuesday, August 03, 2010

It's the economy (Tuesday, August 3, 2010)

Master Card reports rising spending, BC Hydro reveals its Clean Call costing and light at the end of the British tunnel, some of the items of note for Tuesday.

Globe and Mail-- BP begins attempt to plug Gulf well
Globe and Mail-- Saudi Arabia to halt BlackBerry service on Friday
Globe and Mail-- MasterCard profit rises as spending resumes
National Post-- Forecast rules out double-dip recession
National Post-- Canada financial bonds miss out on global rally: Canada Credit
National Post-- Sorry, but the BlackBerry Torch won't save RIM
Vancouver Sun-- BC Hydro sheds light on Clean Call power costs
New York Times-- Most Carmakers Report Higher Sales
New York Times-- Barnes & Noble Considers Selling Itself
New York Times-- As German Exports Boom, So Does Employment
USA Today-- Geithner: Extending tax cuts for the richest is 'irresponsible'
USA Today-- Most automakers post sales gain in July as industry slowly recovers
Guardian UK online-- Northern Rock savings fall but 'bad bank' is in the black
Guardian UK online-- China v US energy consumption
Guardian UK online-- BP charges well partner Anadarko $1bn for its share of oil spill clean up
The Independent-- Unexpected slowdown in exports hits manufacturing confidence
The Independent-- Another opportunity to set some limits for the BBC
Telegraph UK online-- Reckless Europe beats reckless America at property bubbles
Telegraph UK online-- Forget stealing lead off church roofs. Copper thieves up the ante with chainsaws
Telegraph Uk online-- David Cameron: there will be light at the end of tunnel after spending cuts
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Grains merger grates
Melbourne Herald Sun-- Rio commits to Guinea iron ore
Sydney Daily Telegraph--Retail spending 'extremely disappointing', retail groups say
People's Daily-- Chinese economy 'to fare well'
People's Daily-- University report warns of 'sub-recession' in China
China Daily-- Mall developers see potential of Chinese consumer market
China Daily-- HSBC says Hong Kong at risk of property bubble
Times of India-- Poaching woes hit professional services cos
Times of India-- Auto sales drive in fast lane on new launches

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