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Well right now let's check in on the markets find out how our money is doing today stocks are trading higher on the Dow as we learned a number of Americans filing first time unemployment.
It's at this -- -- than economists expected there's the numbers so maybe little word of caution on the job market but overall stocks are doing good you're in by.
Particularly the financial sector time now for our spotlight on small business and today talk a little bit about timing considering that the caution over bad weather in the middle of the country.
We're gonna talk to a company who is in the business -- tracking some big weather events like tornadoes.
My bios is the president and CEO whether decision technologies and Michael we first learned about your company when we recovering.
The horrible tornado.
And it not too far from -- are right now and in Moore Oklahoma act.
And you -- able to calculate the probability.
A huge tornado coming through the same exact spot.
Twice -- viewers a little bit about the chances of that happening.
Well we we you have tornadoes are very rare big F five trouser extremely rare and then be about one in ten million chance that it hit the hits and -- -- -- location and so.
The chance of that happening twice in say fifteen years if you multiply that basically one.
Clemson into ten million it's about one and ten trillion chance of anyone location being hit by EF five twice and in fifteen year time period.
How do you think you come up with that that.
That probability how does your company -- do that.
Was based upon numbers studies about the density of big tornadoes and violent tornadoes up or done by many many researchers are many many years and you can figure out how often does -- you know it was a chance of a given location and TVs.
It's basically a statistical problem.
It's such a rare event that just think it's harder than when you have the power ball basically.
While we're taking a look at and apt that your company has -- And just a little bit about what your company says and and what this.
Act provides consumers.
Well our our company is a very high tech leader and -- space and we do a lot of work and and we call now casting what's happening right now where is dangerous weather going to be in the next half hour two hours.
And we provide alerts to people and so we have apps like IMAP weather radio that sends an alert -- followed you on the phone it sends -- and where you're at.
And -- that is able to.
You have give people a lead time on say twenty minute lead time -- -- had passed Nationalists -- those tornadoes to people.
And in more for example we saved we know of at least five people that called us afterwards that you save my life -- powerful as -- -- It's -- 99 -- -- actually on the store.
Yeah I'm just curious about that as we talk about the National Weather Service alliance it was interesting to see if there's other businesses set at -- to complement some of the other information that's out there just real -- -- because we talked a lot about it.
A lot about health care this hour and they see that your company's hiring that he had seventy employees.
I'm just curious how the health care -- has affected you or your your outlook and how it how it's been -- of.
-- small businesses so any cost cause problems and and you know that kind of cost is another add on and so your -- takes away one employee from us basically been able to invest in other things instead of health care.
Just saying Michael great to -- -- in the program whether decision technologies our viewers especially in these areas affected by tornadoes.
Should check out your -- appreciate the time thank you so much.
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