Mid-Week greetings to you once again from Nashville, Tennessee where I had the chance to take a stroll down Broadway early this morning. It's hard to believe that bands are in the bars playing before 10:00AM. Glad you are with us again today. Also, remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here's what we've got for you today:
Consumers pulled back on spending in December;
The nation's largest party story will file for bankruptcy;
The link between abortion access and economics;
Dollar General and some shoddy sales practices;
The Wall Street Report;
LinkedIn has a report of the 25 hottest jobs in the U.S.