Which gives the better return: investing in shares or putting the money into cash savings accounts?
Issue 3980 21st Sep 2016
BBC Radio 4's Moneybox presenter Paul Lewis upends conventional wisdom on investment.
Would banks be at risk from a 40-50% drop in Auckland house prices?
Issue 3977 5th Sep 2016
Economist Arthur Grimes has called for a 40% fall in Auckland house prices, and a Greens co-leader says they need to drop by 50%.
An investment specialist spots three key risks in Auckland’s housing bubble trouble
Issue 3977 29th Aug 2016
The three key risks are rising interest rates, a recession and falling property values (yes, it can and has happened).
Tourism may not be core business for some, but it’s proving an increasingly lucrative sideline
Issue 3975 17th Aug 2016
As visitor numbers soar, Kiwi companies doing tourism ‘on the side’ are taking it more seriously.
Public transport and trucking fleets are likely to lead the self-driving vehicle transport revolution
Issue 3975 12th Aug 2016
Self-driving vehicles are becoming a reality, and public transport and trucking fleets are likely to lead the way.
How anti-money-laundering measures can hurt migrant workers
Issue 3973 22nd Jul 2016
Migrant workers who remit portions of their pay to the folks back home are feeling the pinch of anti-money-laundering measures.
Are our laws allowing big companies to get away with anticompetitive behaviour?
Issue 3974 21st Jul 2016
Veteran economics consultant Donal Curtin says the law “comes close to giving firms with market power a free pass on pretty much anything that isn’t the most obvious of rorts.”
Ryman Healthcare co-founder John Ryder: How to invest given the cyclical nature of markets
Issue 3971 15th Jul 2016
Ryman Healthcare co-founder John Ryder has collected his thoughts on how to invest in a book that focuses on the cyclical nature of markets.