Global Investing

The final frontier market

September 25, 2008

The present may be pretty bleak for investors, but that has not stopped one firm from looking decidedly at the future – privatised space travel. Fortis Investments reckons space tourism will one day become all the rage with travellers willing to fork out thousands upon thousands of dollars for the adventure.

Boeing hopes a $2,500 signing bonus will seal the deal

September 2, 2008

It’s been three years since the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers last agreed to a contract with Boeing, the end result of a strike at the aerospace company that lasted about a month.