Category Archives: CNN Business

Wendy’s is eating McDonald’s breakfast

Wendy’s is eating McDonald’s breakfast

On March 2, Wendy’s finally launched its highly anticipated breakfast menu nationwide. Then, two weeks later, the morning commute basically collapsed because of lockdown measures encouraging people to work from home. Wendy’s breakfast should’ve flopped because of this. It didn’t. The appetizing array of new menu items, like the Breakfast Baconator and Frosty-ccino, have been…MORE

The reality of the US jobs rebound: Part-time work and less pay

The reality of the US jobs rebound: Part-time work and less pay

Sarah Thomas is back at her job, but she’s no longer earning enough to pay her bills. That’s because she was offered only 15 to 20 hours a week at her employer, a merchandising company, rather than her former full-time position. On top of that, her hourly pay was cut by $4, to $10. When…MORE

40 million Americans are at risk of eviction without a stimulus bill

40 million Americans are at risk of eviction without a stimulus bill

Up to 40 million Americans could be evicted by the end of this year, according to a new report published Friday by the Aspen Institute. The report warns that the United States may be facing the most severe housing crisis in history if conditions do not change, with up to 43% of renter households facing…MORE

Escalating US-China tensions spark fresh market fears

Escalating US-China tensions spark fresh market fears

The escalating fight between Washington and Beijing poses a big threat to markets, just as the S&P 500 is climbing back toward its all-time high. What’s happening: President Donald Trump on Thursday issued executive orders that would ban social media apps TikTok and WeChat from operating in the United States if the platforms are not…MORE

Etsy’s on fire as reusable face mask sales surge

Etsy’s on fire as reusable face mask sales surge

In just a matter of months, reusable face masks — the kind you wash and wear — have quickly evolved from being a niche product to an essential public health item in the fight against the spread of the pandemic. This has led to a sudden, immediate consumer demand for cloth face masks for daily…MORE

WeChat ban sends shockwaves through global tech stocks

WeChat ban sends shockwaves through global tech stocks

President Donald Trump’s decision to ban TikTok and WeChat rattled shares from Hong Kong to Tokyo, Amsterdam and Johannesburg on Friday in a cautionary sign that Washington’s crackdown on Chinese companies could have far-reaching consequences for global tech investors. The reckoning was immediate for WeChat parent, Tencent. The company’s stock plunged as much as 10%…MORE

Your UPS packages could get a lot more expensive this fall

Your UPS packages could get a lot more expensive this fall

Shopping online during the upcoming holiday season could get more expensive if it’s delivered by UPS. The company will begin imposing surcharges of several dollars on companies that ship a huge amount of items this fall and early winter, anticipating rising costs as more more people shop online because of coronavirus. The new fees would…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…