Insight On Business the News Hour

The Business News Headlines 12 August 2022

We kick things off today about a wild story dealing with some retail stores overcharging customers at check out. Also, today is the second day of the great Iowa State Fair and there is news out, at the end of the broadcast about the future of Major League Baseball at The Field of Dreams also in...Iowa. 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:

  • Retail over-charging and getting caught;
  • "Surprise!" says General Motors;
  • Job cuts happening at Best Buy;
  • Not to be outdone so too at Peloton;
  • Union News from Trader Joes;
  • How about a Ring reality TV show?
  • What's in the Inflation Reduction Act?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, Quiet Quitting is having a moment.

Thanks for listening!

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 11 August 2022

It was a one – two punch of good economic news…we think...but that couldn't hold Wall Street together. Oh and tonight the Chicago Cubs face off against the Cincinnati Reds in Iowa at the Field of Dreams.  Will I be watching?  Yep.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 11th of August, thanks for being with us!  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:

  • Some economic news to chew over;
  • The DOJ and former President Trump;
  • Walgreens needs pharmacists how badly?
  • Happy Holidays - The USPS is raising rates;
  • The Chicago Mayor has words about companies leaving;
  • A fight at at GM plant results in the death of a worker;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Gen X worries about caring for their aging parents.

For the interview you'll meet Julie Gammack the founder of the Okoboji Writers Retreat. This is an amazing adventure for any creative to attend. Here we talk about who should go, what to expect and how much fun the event offers. In other words we ain't stuffy.  To listen, just click here.

Thanks for listening!

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. 

Okoboji Writers Retreat 2.0 with Julie Gammack

Last year when my friend, journalist and entrepreneur, Julie Gammack called to invite me to attend the Okoboji Writers Retreat I was happy to say "Yes!". I figured that maybe 50 writers, speakers, creators might show up.  Uhm...I was wrong. Over 120 folks showed up to listen, learn and get motivated to create. Now it's time for the Okoboji Writers Retreat 2.0 and it's a big deal.  Here Julie will explain what to expect and some of the folks who will be attending.  And she leaves us with a tease of something else she is working on.  Listen in and consider joining us in September. Oh and this is NOT a stuffy event...we have a blast!

Thanks for listening!

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 10 August 2022

It was a major surprise as the new inflation numbers came in and shocked Wall Street.  It's the business news headlines for Wednesday the 10th day of August, thanks for being here.  And, stick around for a major story that will have a huge impact on consumers, retailers, farmers and restaurants.  No, really.  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:

  • The surprising news about inflation;
  • The Ford Lightening price could be scary;
  • Schools resume but where are the teachers;
  • Boeing starts delivery of new aircraft;
  • Biden addresses inflation concerns;
  • Disney adds more streaming customers;
  • Papa Johns is changing...pizza;
  • Coca Cola has a "dreamy" new flavor;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Google tells Apple to get the message.

For the interview you'll meet Chad Tentinger the founder of Cattlemen's Heritage which, in his words, is a way to save the family farm.  Think beef production in a whole new way from technology, to great pay, benefits, increased profit to farmers, less risk and more.  Oh...and his plan will allow you the consumer to know much more about what you are buying or ordering in restaurants right down to the farm the animal came from.  This is...big and you can hear our conversation here. 

Thanks for listening!

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. 

Saving Family Farms with Cattlemen’s Heritage

If you've been associated with the agriculture community you know we've all heard it before...the saving of the family farm. Well, this story might meet that objective. Here is Chad Tentinger a cattle producer from Iowa who, for the past three years had devoted his time and money in the creation of Cattlemen's Heritage a whole new way to do beef production that not only pays producers well but also uses some amazing technology to allow consumers to know exactly where their steak came from. In addition the state of the art facility will pay premium wages, have an in-house daycare, health facility and more. Farmers, Ranchers, Retailers and Consumers need to spend some time with Chad Tentinger.

Thanks for listening!

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 9 August 2022

It seems like everybody is talking about semiconductor chips So what is in the CHIPS and Science Bill signed into law today? We'll share that story first.  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 9th day of August, thanks, everybody for being with us. 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:

  • Just what is in that massive CHIPS bill?
  • Robot Vending Machines & Walmart Parking Lots;
  • The end of worker shortages might be here;
  • The Ford F-150 Lightening just got more expsnsive;
  • That incentive to buy an EV is it...real?
  • Walmart said to be eying streaming...again;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Another tech company to layoff workers.

Thanks for listening!

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 8 August 2022

While it's not really business news this story could impact a decision to move to a state or...not.  We're talking murder rates.  It's the business news headlines for Monday the 8th day of August, thanks for being here.  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:

  • States that lead in the rate of murders in ten years;
  • You'll find that story amazing and not what you are expecting;
  • The price of oil went up today;
  • No, you can't switch "Made In" labels as this company learned;
  • Two talking  points from the Inflation Reduction Act;
  • A big increase in social security payments?
  • Some surprising inflation news from the New York Fed;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Serious concerns about the housing market.

For the interview we took this one on the road.  My guest is Ken Chester the founder and host of Roadworthy Drive and we did it while we were rolling down the road.  Hey we were talking about cars, technology and transportation so...why not.  To listen to that conversation, click here.

Thanks for listening!

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. 

 

Talkin’ Cars - On the Road with Ken Chester

Ken Chester is the founder and host of the nationally known broadcast Roadworthy Drive that deals with all forms of transportation and technology.  Here is a first: We're driving back from an event honoring the 80th Birthday of News/Talk 1540 KXEL (where we are both privileged to be carried) and I asked Ken if we could do the interview as we rolled down the road. Why not?  We're talking about transportation and vehicles and while there may be a law against texting and driving...we couldn't find one about driving and recording. Here is our "mobile conversation": 

Thanks for listening!

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 5 August 2022

The Jobs Report was, in a word, astounding and, we'll add a second word…surprising. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 5th day of July thanks for being with us again. 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:

  • The amazing jobs report and fallout;
  • Paying more for poultry? It's a bet;
  • It was a wild day for oil prices;
  • Gas prices continue to tumble;
  • Are quitters regretting their quit?
  • Verizon layoffs but how many;
  • T-Mobile not far behind;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Boomers staying on the job longer it would seem

Thanks for listening!

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 4 August 2022

You might want to sit down for this….today oil fell to under 89 bucks a barrel. And, we're starting to see gas prices under $3.25 a gallon.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 4th day of August…thanks everybody for being with us. 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:

  • What's going on with oil prices?
  • Some amazing gas prices from today;
  • Wall Street Rally - What to make of it;
  • Quitting...Quietly.  A new trend;
  • What is the future of HBO Max?
  • Banana Boat recall of some sunscreens;
  • What? An olive oil shortage and why;
  • Wait! A boycott of Cracker Barrel?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Hiring slows yet again says LinkedIn.

Thanks for listening!

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. 

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