INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) –Monday’s business headlines with Jane King.
WHERE IS THE MOST AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN INDIANA?
Blackford County has the most affordable homes in Indiana, according to 27 wall street. It says the median home value is 73 thousand 500 dollars with a median monthly cost of 843 dollars. 14 percent of the county’s housing units are vacant, which drives down price.
INDIANA BUSINESS OWNERS CAN PITCH WALMART ON ITEMS THEY MANUFACTURE THAT THEY THINK COULD FIND A CUSTOMER BASE AT THE RETAILER.
Walmart is soliciting applications for american made goods to sell at its stores through April 30. Selected entrepreneurs and firms will get the chance to have a face to face pitch meeting with a Walmart buyer at its open call for american products on June 18 and 19 at its corporate headquarters in Arkansas. Any interested businesses can apply online at walmart dash jump dot com.
WALGREENS ISN’T READY TO QUIT CIGARETTE SALES YET.
It is testing tobacco free stores in the U.S. under pressure from regulators and some investors but says it will continue to sell smokes in the vast majority of its stores. Walgreens is also selling smoking cessation programs.
SAUDI ARABIAN OFFICIALS WITH AN INTEREST IN HARMING JEFF BEZOS OBTAINED “ACCESS TO BEZOS’ PHONE AND GAINED PRIVATE INFORMATION,” ACCORDING TO AN ADVISER TO THE AMAZON CEO.
The Daily Beast reports a private investigator has come to that conclusion. He alleged that the Saudi government “has been intent on harming Jeff Bezos since last October,” when the Bezos owned Washington Post “began its relentless coverage” of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.
STOCKS ENDED THE FIRST QUARTER ON A STRONG NOTE.
The Dow jumped more than 200 points Friday.
GETTING RID OF DEBT MAY MAKE YOUR BRAIN WORK BETTER?
Yes, getting rid of debt can be good for our brains. it doesn’t just feel good to pay off debt, it can improve how your mind works, according to new research. the findings come from researchers at the national university of singapore’s social service research centre, which found that getting rid of debt can clear up cognitive functioning, lessens anxiety and improves impulse control.