Friday, December 17, 2010

It's the economy, Friday, December 17, 2010

Suncor's suitors, an Olympic final report and in America a cut for the heirs, some of the items of note from our Financial review for a Friday.

Globe and Mail-- Suncor, Total in $1.8-billion oil sands deal
Globe and Mail-- Loonie may be in 'death grip,' Carney should act: CIBC
National Post-- Republicans kill US$1.2T spending bill
National Post-- Facebook, Twitter leading surge in private companies' value
Vancouver Sun-- $2.5 billion, 45,000 jobs generated by Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics - reports
New York Times-- Tax Cut Package Can Be a Boon for Heirs
Guardian UK online-- Lloyds Banking Group admits £4.3bn of losses on Irish loans
Telegraph UK online-- EU shocked by Irish debt downgrade
Sydney Daily Telegraph-- Economic recovery to be volatile- ANZ
China Daily-- China machinery, electronic exports hit $940b
Times of India-- Expect fatter pay packet, 20% jump in hiring in New Year

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