Category Archives: CNN Business

Finally the Baby Yoda toys we’ve been waiting for are here

Finally the Baby Yoda toys we’ve been waiting for are here

Disney finally lifted the veil on a truck load of new Baby Yoda merchandise Thursday morning, nearly four months after the character debuted on the Disney+ Star Wars series “The Mandalorian.” Baby Yoda shocked many Star Wars fans in November when the Mandalorian character, nicknamed Mando, discovered him at the end of episode one of…MORE

Monster ratings for Las Vegas debate break record for Democratic Party

Monster ratings for Las Vegas debate break record for Democratic Party

Nearly 20 million viewers tuned into Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC in Las Vegas, making it the most-watched Democratic primary debate of all time, according to preliminary numbers. The early figures from Nielsen Media Research, a firm that measures the size of television audiences, indicated that approximately 19.7 million people watched the…MORE

Markets were totally calm. Then stocks fell off a cliff

Markets were totally calm. Then stocks fell off a cliff

It was shaping up to be a quiet day on Wall Street. Then around midday, stocks sold off sharply and investors scrambled. With no obvious catalyst triggering the selloff, worries about the coronavirus outbreak seemed to be the obvious suspect. At its worst, the Dow was off by 388 points, with all three major stock…MORE

How Bernie Sanders could actually be helping the stock market

How Bernie Sanders could actually be helping the stock market

Few could have predicted this scenario: The American stock market is brushing up against record highs at the same time that Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Despite the Sanders surge, or perhaps because of it, the Dow has flirted with the 30,000 level for the first time ever. The Nasdaq,…MORE

Peloton is giving free bikes to disappointed Flywheel customers

Peloton is giving free bikes to disappointed Flywheel customers

Owners of Flywheel’s in-home bikes will soon be forced to spin into enemy territory. Flywheel said Wednesday that it will shut down the virtual classes that are connected to its in-home bikes in March. Peloton will let Flywheel customers swap out the $1,500 bikes for a used Peloton bike for free. This comes after Flywheel…MORE

HBO Max is coming to YouTube TV

HBO Max is coming to YouTube TV

WarnerMedia has reached a deal that will bring HBO Max to YouTube TV customers as it tries to promote its upcoming streaming service to as many subscribers as possible. The media company, which is the parent of CNN, announced the deal on Thursday, adding that HBO and Cinemax content will also be available on YouTube…MORE

Goldman Sachs warns of stock market correction

Goldman Sachs warns of stock market correction

Stocks keep reaching record highs. Goldman Sachs is worried that leaves investors vulnerable to surprises. The investment bank told clients this week that a near-term correction, in which the market slides at least 10% from a recent peak, “is looking much more probable.” The thinking: Equity markets look “increasingly exposed” to disappointing earnings growth due…MORE

American paychecks just aren’t getting much bigger — unless you’re rich

American paychecks just aren’t getting much bigger — unless you’re rich

Income inequality in the United States worsened in 2019. Earners at the top of the income ladder received the largest increase in their paychecks, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute. Wages at the 95th percentile grew by 4.5% last year, while the median increase was just 1%. That’s nothing new: The median…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…