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Elon Musk says his transit test tunnel close to completion

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — Elon Musk says he's planning to offer the public free rides through a tunnel he bored under a Los Angeles suburb to test a new type of transportation system.In a series of tweets Sunday, Musk said the tunnel... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Netflix debt set to surpass US$10 billion for first time

Netflix's debt load is set to hit the US$10 billion (NZ$15.26 billion) milestone for the first time as the company continues to invest heavily in new content. Netflix is again turning to the junk-bond market to fund new programming... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Tauranga industries seeking skilled workers

Tauranga is in the midst of a perfect storm as industries across the board struggle to find skilled workers, despite strong interest from overseas and New Zealand to the city.Recruitment agencies claim it is hard to fill some positions,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Board urges Puerto Rico to implement tax, labor reforms

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The executive director of a federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances said Monday that the island is likely to receive $20 billion more than initially estimated in federal relief as it... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Hurricane Michael could sour Florida's tupelo honey harvest

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael toppled beehives and stripped flowering plants across Florida's Panhandle, threatening tupelo honey production in a tiny community that is the primary source of the sweet delicacy.Tanker trucks of... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Trump space force – a real need but hazy planning

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has demanded that Pentagon create a new military service, a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space." And with that demand, Trump has injected urgency into the debate over the best... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Abe to bring business leaders to Beijing amid US trade spat

BEIJING (AP) — Around 500 Japanese business leaders will accompany Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when he visits Beijing this week, amid an ongoing China-U.S. trade feud that is hurting industries on both sides.A Japanese government... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Bill proposes 20 years residency to get NZ Super

New Zealand could be a step closer to increasing the minimum residency required to get New Zealand Superannuation after a bill proposing an increase from 10 to 20 years was drawn from the parliamentary ballot.New Zealand and Australia... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Asian stocks gain after Chinese assurances over slowdown

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as Chinese benchmarks rallied after officials put a positive spin on the country's slowing economy.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite index jumped 4.2 percent to 2,656.87... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments

The Ex-Files: When should you get a prenup?

Q. My partner is going to move in with me. I'm about 20 years older and I have built up significant assets including a house, beach house and an investment property. It's important to me that a few of these things, particularly the... Source: NZ Herald Business News

By | October 22nd, 2018|Business|0 Comments