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Comedy and Commodities

Local AG market expert Greg Pappas is in-studio to start us on current stock trends and more. John Flannigan talks on the history of humor, resale of pharmaceuticals, and the upcoming Chicago mayoral race. For out last half hour, we’re joined by our real estate “guru” Nancy Long-Graham to talk on Bears, mortgages rates, housing and more.

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Articles Referenced

Elias, Jennifer. “Google employees scramble for answers after layoffs hit long-tenured and recently promoted employees”. Published Jan 21st 2023,

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Greg Pappas is a stock broker at Oppenheimer and Monday morning contributor to Stocks & Jocks. As ‘Traditional Greeks’, his family has always been in the restaurant business. Greg is no exception, working at Chicago institution, Ceres Cafe, since 2014. Greg made his bones in the Grain Room as a clerk for Coach Doug Redmann and Adam Rich where he learned about grain swaps, automation and market making. Outside of trading and food, Greg’s interests lie in western philosophy and the art of war. He is a resident of the Chicagoland area.


John Flannigan is a graduate from Notre Dame University and a retired English Professor from Prairie State College out of Chicago Heights, IL. An expert on local politics, housing and property rates. As well as that, he is a long time friend of Tom “The Chief” Haugh.


Nancy Long-Graham is a loan officer for American Portfolio Mortgage and resident “Real Estate Guru” for Stocks and Jocks.