Category Archives: CNN Business

Save Journalism Project co-founder: Mark Zuckerberg embodies the ‘antithesis of free expression’

Save Journalism Project co-founder: Mark Zuckerberg embodies the ‘antithesis of free expression’

During a “Conversation on Free Expression” at Georgetown University on Thursday, just after Mark Zuckerberg delivered his “unfiltered take” on free speech, journalist John Stanton issued a statement from his seat in the audience. The Facebook CEO had stressed the importance of “voice and inclusion,” defending the platform’s impartiality. “What a joke,” Stanton wrote. “Mark…MORE

Company profits haven’t been under this much pressure since 2016

Company profits haven’t been under this much pressure since 2016

Happy Sunday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Microsoft. Procter & Gamble. Verizon. Intel. These are just some of the companies in the S&P 500 that are scheduled to report results this week — setting the tone as…MORE

Not all recessions are a crisis, and the next one won’t be as bad as 2008

Not all recessions are a crisis, and the next one won’t be as bad as 2008

Recession fears are on the rise in the United States. Memories of the last downturn are exacerbating these worries: The last time America faced a recession was in 2008, as the financial crisis was unfolding. Millions of people lost their jobs, GDP growth plummeted and businesses shut down. But not all recessions are like that.…MORE

Stocks would rally if Trump quits, Wall Street firm predicts

Stocks would rally if Trump quits, Wall Street firm predicts

Wall Street could learn to love a President Pence. At least that’s what Raymond James thinks. The investment firm predicted that the bull market would keep going in the unlikely event that President Donald Trump decides to call it quits. “After the initial shock, we think the market rallies as Pence is a predictable, traditional,…MORE

Why the Trump-Ukraine scandal isn’t dominating the news in Ukraine

Why the Trump-Ukraine scandal isn’t dominating the news in Ukraine

On Friday an English-language Ukrainian paper called the Kyiv Post made a splash on social media with an arresting front page. With a red headline, “Shady Cast of Characters: Engineers of Trump-Ukraine Scandal,” the entire front page was filled with photos of everyone allegedly connected to the scandal currently engulfing the Trump administration and Ukraine…MORE

Boeing’s latest 737 Max problems could come at huge cost

Boeing’s latest 737 Max problems could come at huge cost

For Boeing, a very bad 2019 keeps getting worse. And potentially much more expensive. Boeing is already on record that it is counting on getting approval for its grounded 737 Max to fly again by the end of this year. But that apparently became more difficult Friday after the FAA demanded that the aircraft maker…MORE

Johnson & Johnson stock falls after asbestos found in baby powder

Johnson & Johnson stock falls after asbestos found in baby powder

The bad news keeps coming for Johnson & Johnson: The company on Friday announced a voluntary recall of its popular baby powder after some bottles were found to contain small amounts of asbestos. Shares of J&J fell 5%, making it the second worst-performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The drop in J&J, along…MORE

British luxury brands fight to keep US customers as tariffs hit

British luxury brands fight to keep US customers as tariffs hit

A group representing 250 UK luxury brands caught in the middle of a trade spat between the United States and the European Union is preparing to launch a charm offensive in New York. The trade mission led by industry body Walpole kicks off Monday. It was arranged before US tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of…MORE

Dow sinks 250 points as Boeing’s stock tanks

Dow sinks 250 points as Boeing’s stock tanks

The Dow dropped some 250 points Friday, following a sharp drop in Boeing’s shares. Shares of Boeing, which has been hurt by the grounding of its bestselling 737 Max jet, dropped after the FAA and U.S. Department of Transportation said they are investigating whether the aircraft maker withheld information during the 737 Max’s certification process.…MORE

Blogs

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…