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The Business News Headlines 6 September 2022

Welcome back! We hope that, if in the U.S. you had a great Labor Day Weekend.  We enjoyed taking Monday off ourselves.  Summer’s over and now the battle begins…Return to the Office? The markets ended the day down again and will trickle down work in the UK?  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 6th day of September, 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: 

  • Return or Not to Return...that is the question;
  • Markets struggled again today and why;
  • Trickle-Down Economics and the U.K.;
  • Companies boosting rewards to combat inflation;
  • Tragic news from Bed, Bath & Beyond;
  • McDonald's wants you to come in for Danish;
  • A big strike is looming, no...really big;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • E-Cigarette company Juul must pay up millions and why.

For the interview you'll learn more about Kiva a lending platform that charges zero interest, a hassle free application process and enjoys a 97% repayment history. What's the catch? Nothing. It's an amazing story with Kaitlyn Byers of Kiva/Iowa but...not to worry Kiva is national. 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. 

 
 

 

Startup Loans, No Interest, No Kidding - KIVA of Iowa

For so many entrepreneurs the biggest hurdle isn't finding customers but finding the dollars for your startup. Imagine our surprise when we found out about KIVA a program that does not require mounds of paperwork, that has zero interest on their loans and has a 97% repayment success record. Sound interesting?  Meet Kaitlyn Byers from KIVA-Iowa based in Cedar Rapids at NewBoCo.  This could be the answer to your funding quest. Oh and if you're not in Iowa...no worries this is national. 

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 2 September 2022

Welcome to the Friday before the Labor Day Weekend...glad you're here.  Just ahead: What did the jobs report mean to the Central Bank, Wall Street takes a nose dive and Amazon loses some anti-union steam.  It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 2nd of September, thanks, again, 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: 

  • The odd things about the jobs report;
  • Markets tumble; oil goes up a tad;
  • Amazon loses some anti-union mojo;
  • New York City to sue Starbucks;
  • Russia delays sending gas to Europe;
  • Turn your thermostat over to the power company?
  • Celebrity booze is a big thing and getting bigger;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • No Kids, No Husband = Bigger Bank Accounts.

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 1 September 2022

For some reason we've got Earth, Wind and Fire playing "September". Go ahead, dance a little but promise to come back.

Weekly jobless claims are down, the stock market up and oil continues to free fall.  It’s the Business News Headlines for Thursday the first day of September…thanks for being with us everybody. 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: 

  • Those pesky jobless claims fooled everybody;
  • The stock market closed mixed;
  • Oil fell again today, watch those gas prices;
  • Do Outlet Malls really, really offer super deals?
  • The September Story and the Markets;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Karma visits Credit Karma in a big way.

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 31 August 2022

It’s about to be a Retail Wednesday with several big retail stories coming to you first and some of them might help you save some cash. Welcome back to Insight on Business – News Headlines for Wednesday the 31st and final day of August…grateful you’re 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: 

  • Major retailers are saying big deals are coming;
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond cutting staff and closing stores;
  • Sam's Club Member? Your fee is going up;
  • The markets started the day good...but;
  • Toyota is serious about battery production;
  • Could inflation really be "dropping like a rock"?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The U.S. Life Expectancy Report is out...ouch!

Those stories and for the interview you'll meet Claudia Schabel the President/CEO of Schabel Solutions a company dedicated in helping businesses and business leaders embrace diversity, equity and inclusion.  Why?  Because it builds a better company and there is proof.  To listen to that conversation click this link.

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. 

Building a Better Business with Claudia Schabel

What might help your business become even more productive even more profitable? Would you believe that embracing diversity can do just that. Here we visit with Claudia Schabel, who not only has an interesting personal story, but is the President/CEO of Schabel Solutions specializing in diversity, equity and inclusion. Want proof as to how embracing this might benefit your business and your personal life?  Spend some time with Claudia...

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 30 August 2022

It wasn't that long ago that some retailers were saying they would offer steep discounts to lure shoppers. Now some are singing a different tune and are going to “pack and hold", the stock market slid again and the real reason we’re 4 million homes short in the U.S.  Those stories and more on this edition of Insight on Business – Headline News for Tuesday the 30th of August…thanks for being here everybody.  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: 

  • Pack & Hold or Sell It Off;
  • Big Lots is getting back to lower prices;
  • The markets tanked again and so too did oil;
  • Why are we 4 million homes short in the U.S.?
  • The lawyers for Elon Musk are busy...think Twitter;
  • The U.S. is reshoring jobs at a crazy pace;
  • Gas prices have now fallen for 70 days stright;
  • Consumer confidence is up;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Flying? Airlines say they will struggle for months.

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 29 August 2022

Welcome to Monday! We’re talking baseball in a moment and the value of an old baseball card. Stocks continued their sell off, oil jumps up and who Owns More Land: Bill Gates, McDonald's or The Catholic Church? Those stories and more on this the Monday Edition of Insight on Business News Headlines for the 29th 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: 

  • The stunning auction price of a 1952 baseball card;
  • Stocks continue their sell-off and oil climbs;
  • Land ownership...who owns the most?
  • Jeff Bezos eats a McDonald's burger and tweets about it;
  • Robots are a thing but are they boosting productivity?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Google having RTO troubles.

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 26 August 2022

It was a lousy day on Wall Street, no, really. The Fed Chair Speaks and Stocks they did…tank. Millions of Americans have long Covid and the financial implication is huge.  It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 26th day of August, thanks, everybody for being 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: 

  • Mr. Powell speaks and the markets tank;
  • Long Covid19 is costing $170 billion in lost wages;
  • Not to mention millions who can't take a job;
  • Pilots hired without even an interview;
  • Get ready for sticker shock from Ford;
  • FedEx fights back with a lawsuit;
  • Starbucks in trouble with the NLRB;
  • What? A fully autonomous restaurant?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • You know those passwords? A reported hack.

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 25 August 2022

Welcome back!  So, mortgage Rates have jumped again, Wall Street does a major turnaround (that surprised many) and FedEx partners threaten to stop holiday deliveries.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 25th day of August, thanks for being with us everybody.  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: 

  • Rising rates put the hurt on housing;
  • A surprise from Wall Street and a word about oil;
  • Just in time for the holidays...more shipping issues;
  • Layoffs may be a good thing as workers finding  jobs quickly;
  • Let's talk about the real reason there is inflation....shocking;
  • Increasing profits by shrinking product;
  • Credit Card Interest rates...up and may go higher;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some good news from the IRS?  Yep.

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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