Sunday, August 08, 2010

it's the economy Weekend Edition (August 7 and 8, 2010)

Conservatives don't see drastic public service cuts, a cash only crop in peril in BC and waiting on the Fed, some of the items of interest from the weekend financials...

Globe and Mail-- Federal Reserve meeting to provide markets with latest take on economic revival
Globe and Mail-- Bahrain says no plans to ban BlackBerry services
Globe and Mail-- Shaky days in the housing market
National Post-- Public service 'won't see major cut's': Baird
National Post-- Where to buy: Top 10 cities
National Post-- What will fly hear Fed say on Tuesday?
Vancouver Sun-- B.C.'s economic boost from marijuana in jeopardy
Vancouver Sun-- Vancouver Convention Centre angles for bigger share of a troubled global business
New York Times-- But Will It Make You Happy?
New York Times-- Finding New Life (and Profit) in Doomed Trees
New York Times-- Matching Innovators With Shoppers
USA Today-- Bahrain has no plans to ban BlackBerry services
USA Today-- Deep-water drilling ban having a painful effect on oil industry
Guardian UK online-- Apple iPhone executive in shock exit
Guardian UK online-- Credit crunch consequences: three years after the crisis, what's changed?
Guardian UK online-- Vodafone's Indian partner Essar in talks with banks over potential flotation
The Independent-- This winter won't be fun, but 2011 could be a belter...happy holidays!
The Independent-- Only the Federal Reserve can jump-start the recovery at this stage
Telegraph UK online-- BP confirms Gulf of Mexico oil well plug has worked
Telegraph UK online-- Commodity spike queers the pitch for Bernanke's QE2
Telegraph UK online-- West's recovery mission encounters hitch as harness slips off Chinese dragon
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Staff docked over funeral of Steve Piper who was killed on the job
People's Daily-- China must replace half its homes in 20 years - report
People's Daily-- APEC ascertains reforms for balanced growth in the region
China Daily-- China scraps power sops for heavy users
China Daily-- Luxury brands wrest back China market
Times of India-- Indian credit terms 'good': Bangladesh
Times of India-- Coal India to file draft papers for IPO tomorrow

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