1000-Mph Supersonic Car: 12 Miles in Two Minutes

June 18 (Bloomberg) –- The Bloodhound Supersonic Car is expected to smash land-speed records by hitting the 1000-mph mark. The British team behind the vehicle has unveiled the high-tech cockpit that looks more like what you'd expect to see in a rocket than a machine on four wheels. (Source: Bloomberg)

Japan Wage Growth Stagnates
40:15 - Japan’s workers barely got a pay rise in 2015, with a 0.1 percent increase in cash earnings slower than the 0.4 percent bump in 2014. Total wages in Japan haven’t risen more than 1 percent in any year since 1997 and they fell for the past four years once inflation is accounted for, the labor ministry said on Monday in Tokyo. Bloomberg’s James Mayger and UBS Head of Global Asset Allocation Mads Pedersen joined Bloomberg’s Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards on “Countdown” for further analysis.
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