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Los Angeles, CA


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Mottek on Money is a weekly update on the big stories affecting money plus a preview of the week ahead in money news. From Wall Street to your street KNX Senior Money Anchor Frank Mottek covers the big stories affecting Southern Californian’s money. Featuring interviews, perspective and commentary, Mottek on Money is the one show to hear to become a smarter consumer, put more of your money back in your pocket and learn what will be happening before it happens.




Mottek On Money (September 16, 2017)

Stocks rally to record highs in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and ahead of an important Fed policy meeting. Apple rolls out the tenth anniversary iPhone, the iPhoneX. Consumers face a nightmare in the Equifax data breach debacle. It's an entertainment industry party weekend for the Primetime Emmy Awards. A conference celebrating corporate mergers is a big deal in Beverly Hills.

Duration: 00:28:34

Mottek On Money (September 9, 2017)

Hurricane Irma is set to become the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history covering the entire state of Florida. Thousands of cruise ship passengers are affected by the storm. President Trump makes a surprise deal with democrats on the debt ceiling and disaster relief. The revival of Downtown L.A. gets perked up with the opening of a Cuban cafe. Forbes Magazine celebrates 100 years.

Duration: 00:28:22

Mottek On Money (September 2, 2017)

Tech stocks including Apple rally to record highs. The NASDAQ composite stands at a record high. Oil prices slip, gas prices spike in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Los Angeles Fleet Week set to pump up the waterfront economy. Southern California labor leaders talk about issues facing unions on Labor Day weekend 2017.

Duration: 00:28:20

Mottek On Money (August 26, 2017)

Stocks wrap up a winning week on a mixed note. Market analysis from Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor, Allianz. Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks in support of regulations put in place after the 2008 financial crisis. Amazon set to complete its takeover of Whole Foods Markets. Consumers brace for the impact of Hurricane Harvey. Preserving historic buildings is now big business in L.A.

Duration: 00:28:15

Mottek On Money (August 19, 2017)

Stocks end the week with a pullback after the worst one day market drop in 3 months. The Dow and SP500 slide for the 2nd week in a row coming off record highs. A squadron of vintage WW2 planes salute an LA civil aviation giant. Attorney Robert Shapiro has a new business venture and his drug and alcohol abuse prevention work continues with the Brent Shapiro Foundation.

Duration: 00:28:39

Mottek On Money (August 12, 2017)

Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea rattle financial markets with the Dow and S&P500 pulling back from all time highs. Some big department stores are seeing a drop in sales as more consumers shop online. New resources for small business people in L.A. A Silicon Beach pioneer in eCommerce heads up the parent company of Swagbucks and MyPoints.

Duration: 00:28:12

Mottek On Money (August 5, 2017)

The Dow extends its record shattering winning streak to nine sessions in a row wrapping up the week at an all time high of 22,093. As rents in L.A. go up, so does the homeless population. The co-presidents of the NFL LA Chargers talk about the economic impact of the Chargers moving from San Diego to L.A. Business people cheer the news that L.A. will play host to the Summer Olympics in 2028. L.A. commercial real estate people remain upbeat despite a sizzling run.

Duration: 00:26:22

Mottek On Money (July 29, 2017)

The Dow ends the week at a record high close of 21,830 on the latest earnings news and a rebound in the price of oil to just below $50 a barrel. The NASDAQ and SP500 end the week just below the record highs attained earlier in the week. The health care debate continues after the US senate votes down a plan to repeal Obamacare. Orange County moves up on a list of hot areas for tech jobs. Higher rents in L.A. have more people considering buying homes but affordability is a big obstacle. High...

Duration: 00:26:31

Mottek On Money (July 22, 2017)

Another week for the Wall Street record books as tech giants Facebook and Netflix soar sending the NASDAQ and SP500 to all time highs. The Fed gets set to meet again to consider the latest readings on the economy and the next move on interest rates. Consumer advocates take on Amazon alleging the online retail giant misleads consumers about its pricing discounts. Amazon denies the claims. Mortgage rates tick lower sending the average 30 year fixed back below 4%. California's labor...

Duration: 00:26:23

Mottek On Money (July 15, 2017)

New readings on the economy suggesting the Fed could delay another interest rate hike rally the stock market. The Dow and SP500 stand at all time highs. The tech heavy NASDAQ had its best week of the year and stands about 30 points below its all time high. Amazon says its Prime Day this year was the biggest sales day in the company's history. Encouraging signs for the Southern California economy as retail, office, commercial and industrial real estate activity remain strong in the L.A. area...

Duration: 00:26:28

KNX Money Hour for Tuesday, November 10, 2015

T Mobile unveils unlimted high speed data for video streaming. Campbells looking to change its recipe for chicken noodle soup.

KNX Money Hour for Monday, November 9, 2015

Californians have mixed views on the economy depending on geography. VW offers gift cards after the emissions scandal but attorneys are skeptical.

KNX Money Hour for Friday, November 6, 2015

Blackberry releases a new smartphone. The president nixes the Keystone XL pipeline project.

KNX Money Hour for Thursday, November 5, 2015

The internet of things causing big cybersecurity worries. Prices already spike due to El Nino.

KNX Money Hour for Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Thieves continue to skim credit cards to rip off consumers. The latest E-coli outbreak focuses attention on food safety.

KNX Money Hour for Friday, October 30, 2015

Fines for cities not saving water; how car shops ripoff women; and Halloween costumes for pets.

KNX Money Hour for Thursday, October 29, 2015

Happy National Cat Day! More companies are allowing people to bring pets to work.

KNX Money Hour for Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Smartphone cybersecurity for the holidays. Nearly half of all seafood is not what you think.

KNX Money Hour for Tuesday, October 27, 2015

More holiday shoppers will be on their smartphones this season

KNX Money Hour for Monday, October 26, 2015

LA comes up 3rd worst on a list of places to build wealth.
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