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Business News Headlines 15 January 2021

Thanks for coming by again today. It's Friday so, along with the business news headlines, we've got Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine in to chat it up about some hyper-local events. But, before we go there here are the news stories we've got for you today:

  • Retail Sales for December disappoint;
  • Markets react;
  • Amazon workers to vote on a union;
  • Heard of Playtika? You will today;
  • More Apple Stores closing;
  • Wells Fargo still bleeding cash;
  • Grocery shopping during a pandemic;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Feeling paranoid working from home? You are not alone.

Those stories PLUS, to lighten the mood, Jeff Pitts is in to chat it up about some hyper local things to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. To hear that...just CLICK HERE.

Thanks for listening!

Business News Headlines 14 January 2021

So much going on today starting with the new jobless numbers and President Elect Joe Biden about to detail his stimulus plan. Here's what we've got for you today the 14th of January:

  • Pandemic Relief and the Biden Plan;
  • New jobless numbers the highest since August;
  • Social Security changes possible;
  • Cities where it's more costly to live...comfortably;
  • EV maker Canoo sees its stock drop;
  • Delta Airlines might actually make money this year;
  • GE goes to court;
  • We really (no...really) love our pets;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, the biggest pop star in the world is....

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The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

The Business News Headlines 16 December 2020

Welcome to the Wednesday Edition of the business news headlines!  Follow along all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour. Here's what we've got for you today:

  • Buying a car...some tips and interest rate news;
  • IPO Fever still strong on Wall Street;
  • Elon Musk, Las Vegas and Tunnels;
  • Retail sales numbers fell in November;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Job seekers and what they are willing to give up;
  • The "Impostor Syndrome" and what to do.

Thanks for listening! 

The Business News Headlines 15 December 2020

It was "all systems go" on Wall Street today as investors chased the dream of stimulus and the promise of the vaccine delivery.  Here's what we've got for you today:

  • Two things drove the markets;
  • A "First in More than Twenty Years";
  • The Trump administration and women;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Oil shot up today on the hope of....travel;
  • United Airlines is transporting vaccine...and where;
  • A new survey tells us about your...money.

Thanks for listening! 

The Business News Headlines 11 December 2020

It's the end of another rocky week and we've got some of the biggest news stories for you from today.  Also, know that you can follow us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour.  Easy...no?

  • California wants in on the DOJ suit against Google;
  • Remember Clorox Wipes?  Remember?
  • AMC running out of cash...quickly;
  • The economic outlook for next year - Part One;
  • The economic outlook for next year - Part Two'
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The outsize IPO world...real or...hyped up?

Those stories PLUS we get hyper-local each Friday with Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine.  Sports, music, comedy and more are just a click away.  Have some fun...and listen in. 

The Business News Headlines 7 December 2020

Welcome back to Monday and not an ordinary Monday but December 7th. We open the newscast by remembering what happened 79 years ago today.  In the business news:

  • Consumers and Holiday Shopping;
  • The Door Dash IPO? Some say, "Skip it";
  • Pandemic related moving...it's a story;
  • Amazon and Yeti are battling counterfeit stuff;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The sorry state of restaurants.

Thanks for listening!  

The Business News Headlines30 November 2020

It's the final day of November 2020 and if you're like us...that was one heck-of-a long month...whew!  Here's what we've got for the business news headlines:

  • Was today an early warning about December;
  • More job cuts in the oil industry and why;
  • J.C. Penny and what's next;
  • Facebook made a purchase because...
  • An early 2021 prediction;
  • Forces are colliding in the housing market;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And the $44 billion dollar merger and why it matters.

Thanks for listening! 

The Business News Headlines 23 November 2020

Welcome back to another business week...albet shorter due to the American holiday of Thanksgiving.  Here's what we've got on tap for you today:

  • Markets were up and that Janet Yellen thing;
  • What Americans are buying and...not buying;
  • GM is in the midst of a recall and it's big;
  • Another retail giant files for Chapter 11;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The migration from Silicon Valley to...the Midwest. 

For the interview it's Jayne Armstrong from the SBA in to talk about the CARES Act, future funding concerns, Small Business Saturday and a shout out to her favorite team the Steelers. You can hear that...here. 

Thanks for listening!

 

The Business News Headlines 18 November 2020

Just ahead of an interesting conversation about how to abolish property theft here are the business news stories we've got for you today:

  • Even with good vaccine news markets fell;
  • PIMCO accused of having a "fraternity culture";
  • It's back...Bitcoin;
  • More possible airline job cuts;
  • Is Amazon and GoodRX in competition;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • This company pays it's employees...daily.

Those stories and you'll meet Jon Shelness the founder of something called My Property ID Registry. He has taken technology and married it to an old system and says lost or stolen valuables now can be found and returned.  Meet Jon here. 

The Business News Headlines 17 November 2020

Welcome to the Tuesday Edition of the business news headlines and we start off with the sudden turn-around from several of the nation's governors:

  • The link between COVID and the Economy;
  • The markets faltered today and why;
  • More job cuts announced by a big bank;
  • FLIX Brewhouse closes...again;
  • Home Depot workers to see a wage spike;
  • A major candy manufacturer goes...healthy;
  • Tesla headed to the S&P 500;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Office perks losing their appeal.

Thanks for listening and you can follow us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour

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