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Massive rates rises predicted in Horowhenua that will subsidise land developers reaping potential profits of over $100 million

This investigative article about the Horowhenua district is from journalist Veronica Harrod. Read her bio at the end of the article. She raises points which are puzzling people NZ wide, and lifts the curtain somewhat to let you see what is going on in meetings you are not entitled to attend. 2,531 more words

News

Raise your hands

There was a bit of an awkward moment on Tuesday when, during the Wall Street Journal’s interview with Gary Cohn, Director of the National Economic Council and chief economic advisor to Donald Trump, John Bussey asked the assembled CEOs if they plan to increase their company’s capital investments if the GOP’s tax bill passes. 353 more words

Foxconn’s profits see largest drop since recession as iPhone X production stalls

(Source: www.theverge.com)

Foxconn’s profits fell to $700 million last quarter, a 39 percent year-over-year decline from the $1.09 billion it pulled in during last year’s third quarter. 216 more words

Technology

What A Pre-Crash Market Looks Like

By Michael T Snyder – Re-Blogged From http://www.Silver-Phoenix500.com

The only other times in our history when stock prices have been this high relative to earnings, a horrifying stock market crash has always followed.  934 more words

GDP & Employment

The tax reform debate is stuck in the 1970s

(Source: www.vox.com)

The biggest policy fight left in 2017 is stuck in the 1970s.

Tax reform is lining up like this: Republicans want big, business-friendly tax cuts to spur savings and investments while Democrats complain it’ll blow a hole in the deficit. 1,592 more words

Lifestyle

Reader Letter: Raising minimum wage helps society

Re: Minimum wage hike a bad idea, by Jay Martin, Nov. 3.

First, I’d like to acknowledge that Jay Martin has a point. Increasing the minimum wage will affect businesses’ bottom line. 282 more words

Letters