Category Archives: CNN Business

UK economy grows at slowest annual rate in a decade as election looms

UK economy grows at slowest annual rate in a decade as election looms

The UK economy grew at the slowest annual rate in nearly a decade in the third quarter as uncertainty over Brexit continued to weigh on business. The economy expanded by 1% in the three months ended September, compared to the previous year, according to data from the Office for National Statistics. It’s the weakest annual…MORE

The two sides of China: A shopping bonanza and protests in Hong Kong

The two sides of China: A shopping bonanza and protests in Hong Kong

Happy Monday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Investors dumped Hong Kong stocks after demonstrators targeted public transportation in Asia’s top financial hub and police shot a protester, a daylight escalation of violence that comes after five months…MORE

Bill Moyers: ‘Do facts matter anymore? I think they do’

Bill Moyers: ‘Do facts matter anymore? I think they do’

Bill Moyers, the legendary former PBS host and network news commentator, says he fears for the United States “for the first time in my long life.” Moyers joined me on Sunday’s “Reliable Sources” for a conversation about the looming impeachment hearings and the important role of the broadcast networks. He covered both the Nixon and…MORE

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng has its worst day in months as violence escalates

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng has its worst day in months as violence escalates

Hong Kong stocks suffered their worst day in more than three months on Monday as long-running protests in the city saw escalating levels of violence. The Hang Seng Index dropped more than 2.6%, its worst single-day percentage decline since the beginning of August, according to Refinitiv data. Monday’s declines came on the heels of new…MORE

Billionaire Jamie Dimon agrees with Elizabeth Warren on this one point

Billionaire Jamie Dimon agrees with Elizabeth Warren on this one point

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon believes some politicians are giving people the wrong impression of him. He’s a champion of the middle-class, too, he says. “I think the wealthy have been getting wealthier too much in many ways, so middle-class incomes have been kind of flat for maybe 15 years or so, and that’s not…MORE

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Apple Card discriminated against his wife

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Apple Card discriminated against his wife

The New York Department of Financial Services is looking into allegations of gender discrimination against users of the Apple Card, which is administered by Goldman Sachs. The allegations blew up on Twitter Saturday after tech entrepreneur David Heinmeier Hansson wrote that Apple Card offered him twenty times the credit limit as his wife, although they…MORE

Two of the world’s biggest economies are at risk of recession

Two of the world’s biggest economies are at risk of recession

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. Investors have recently put fears about the pace of global growth aside, opting for optimism on a “phase one” US-China trade deal. But muted economic data expected out of Europe…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…