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Swiss banks are charging millionaires to store their money

Swiss banks are charging millionaires to store their money

Instead of paying interest on deposits, Swiss banks are starting to charge wealthy customers to stash their cash. Credit Suisse said Friday that the bank would apply a negative 0.75% interest rate to balances above 2 million Swiss francs ($2 million). This means that if an individual client or business holds 3 million Swiss francs…MORE

Small cans lead to big sales for Coca-Cola

Small cans lead to big sales for Coca-Cola

Good things came in small sizes for Coca-Cola last quarter. The company reported sales that topped forecasts, thanks in part to a double-digit increase in volume for its 7.5-ounce mini cans. The smaller-sized cans appeal to more health-conscious consumers who are increasingly watching what they drink and eat but may not want to switch to…MORE

AB InBev accuses rival of obtaining the secret recipe for Bud Light

AB InBev accuses rival of obtaining the secret recipe for Bud Light

Anheuser-Busch InBev has accused rival brewer Miller Coors of obtaining the secret recipes for Bud Light and Michelob Ultra, the latest shot in a long running legal dispute. The world’s largest brewer claimed Thursday in US court documents that Miller Coors, a subsidiary of Molson Coors, has obtained the “precise recipes” for some of its…MORE

Dave & Buster’s replaces Impossible Burger with competitor

Dave & Buster’s replaces Impossible Burger with competitor

Dave & Buster’s is taking the Impossible Burger off its menu, and swapping it out for a competitor. “We’ve upgraded to Lightlife,” Art Carl, vice president of culinary and beverage for Dave & Buster’s said in a statement Thursday. Lightlife has been making vegan products for decades, and this year launched a burger that, like…MORE

With China’s latest GDP data, it’s hard to ignore fears about global growth

With China’s latest GDP data, it’s hard to ignore fears about global growth

Happy Friday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. China’s growth dropped to its lowest level in nearly three decades as the world’s second largest economy continues to feel the pain from its trade conflict with the United States.…MORE

The Aramco IPO will help destroy the planet, environmental groups warn

The Aramco IPO will help destroy the planet, environmental groups warn

Saudi Aramco is trying to pull off a monster IPO that will be a major rainmaker for Wall Street. But environmental groups are urging big banks to help save the planet by refusing to work on the lucrative deal. In a letter to Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and other leading investment banks, the environmental activists…MORE

Five Disney fans could get $1,000 for binge-watching movies

Five Disney fans could get $1,000 for binge-watching movies

Calling Disney fans — some of you could earn $1,000 by binge-watching your favorite movies. Media site Review.org said it is seeking the “biggest, baddest Disney fan” to watch 30 of their favorite movies and TV shows on the Disney+ streaming service in the 30 days after the platform launches on November 12. Candidates are…MORE

Renault’s problems are piling up. Now its sales are slumping

Renault’s problems are piling up. Now its sales are slumping

Renault has told investors to expect weaker sales in 2019, a warning that raises new concerns about the health of the French carmaker after it ousted its second CEO in less than a year. The carmaker said in a statement late on Thursday that it expects revenue to decline by up to 4%, instead of…MORE

China’s economic growth drops to lowest level since 1992

China’s economic growth drops to lowest level since 1992

China’s growth dropped last quarter to its lowest level in nearly three decades, as the world’s second largest economy continues to feel the pain from the trade war with the United States. China’s gross domestic product grew by 6% in the three months to September 30, the weakest quarterly growth rate since 1992 and down…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…