Insight On Business the News Hour

The Business News Headlines 10 November 2022

It was the best day for Wall Street since 2020 and was it...wild. Data shows that inflation is easing and then it was off to the races. If the day ends in a Y…you know a Twitter story made the news. What happens if you rely on automation for your social media? We have a story that is truly amazing. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 10th day of November, 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: 

  • Data says inflation is waning;
  • What? Another Twitter story?  Sure;
  • Social Media automation can cause troubles;
  • They are called "forever chemicals" and it's trouble;
  • Mortgage rates are up again;
  • Housing confidence goes lower;
  • But wait! Did mortgage rates just drop?
  • The USPS actually made money, like lots of it;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Retailer pumping the breaks on fast delivery and why.

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 17 August 2022

It's happening again, workers at another Amazon facility have just filed to form a…you guessed it…a union.  It’s the business news Headlines for Wednesday the 17th of August, thanks for being with us everybody. Also remember to click through for a hyper-local story that spells family fun. 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:

  • Amazon and more union news;
  • The markets fell today and why;
  • There is an energy crisis in Europe;
  • Profits tanked at Target for 2 reasons;
  • Some great Girl Scout Cookie news;
  • The higher cost of school supplies;
  • Upscale shops use this tricky...trick;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More student debt is forgiven.

For the interview you'll meet Lauren Campbell who is one of the organizers of an upcoming hyper-local event in Windsor Heights, Iowa. Sure this is very local but it does offer a better look at this community of 5,200 folks smack dab in the middle of the Greater Des Moines Metro. Learn more about the Windsor Heights Fall Festival and our town by clicking 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. 

Jeff Stein of News/Talk 1540 KXEL on Broadcasting, The Spoken Word and Birthdays

Each Sunday it's Insight on Business the News Hour, Week in Review that airs on News Talk 1540 KXEL based in Waterloo, Iowa.  Recently we were asked to join that staff for an 80th Birthday Party for the station.  It was a great adventure being able to mingle with the many listeners who joined us for the afternoon. We went along with Ken Chester from Roadworthy Drive, and had a great time in an open mic conversation with fans of the station.  Here is a conversation with News Director Jeff Stein about the impact of radio, the spoken word, the future of news and a bit about the birthday.  Enjoy...we sure did! 

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 August 2022

Is it too early for a scary story about…Halloween?  It’s the business news headlines for Monday the first day of August…thanks for being with us everybody. And stick around for a conversation with Jeff Stein from News/Talk 1540 KXEL as we chat about birthdays, broadcasting, the spoken word and its impact on consumers. Also, a 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:

  • Scary Stuff from Hershey;
  • A sports retailer closes all their stores;
  • USPS to cut 50,000 jobs;
  • Boeing and some good news for a change;
  • P&G, Cascade and Idle Dishwashers...it's a story;
  • Drone delivery coming big to six states;
  • Some union news about Starbucks;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Studying the four-day work week.

For the interview it's Jeff Stein from News/Talk 1540 KXEL as we chat it up about the business of broadcasting, listeners, their 80th Birthday Party and a bunch more about the impact of the spoken word.  To listen in, 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. 

Birthdays, Broadcasting, The Spoken Word and the Impact with Jeff Stein

Each Sunday it's Insight on Business the News Hour, Week in Review that airs on News Talk 1540 KXEL based in Waterloo, Iowa.  Recently we were asked to join that staff for an 80th Birthday Party for the station.  It was a great adventure being able to mingle with the many listeners who joined us for the afternoon. We went along with Ken Chester from Roadworthy Drive, and had a great time in an open mic conversation with fans of the station.  Here is a conversation with News Director Jeff Stein about the impact of radio, the spoken word, the future of news and a bit about the birthday.  Enjoy...we sure did! 

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 28 July 2022

We kick things off today with a good news story: Did you hear how McDonald’s used data to become…real and caring? It's a big marketing win we need to share. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 28th of July, thanks, everybody for being with us. Also, a 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:

  • Digital, Data Marketing that wins;
  • It happened and folks are trying to figure it out;
  • Jet Blue to acquire Spirit and what that means;
  • Home builders say "Recession!";
  • Remember house bidding?  Slowing;
  • Ford says they have too many people;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Might the fed pivot and lower rates?
  • Green is going away says Coke and others.

That's a wrap and 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 22 July 2022

Once again, the worry is in when it comes to social media and advertising revenue.  It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 22nd day of July…thanks for being with us. Before we get into the news a note about recessions and advertising/marketing. Advertisers who cut back on their ad spends during tough economic times lose market share while those who continue gain. So, you want proof?  Here's an article we wrote several years ago that speaks that that very issue. One other thing: Remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Recession scares advertisers and social media;
  • "Nobody want to work anymore!" The myth;
  • Cannabis news from the U.S.;
  • Cannabis news from Canada;
  • Struggling to pay bills? You are not alone;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Love or Money?  Love, it seems loses out.

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 19 July 2022

Guess you know by now…green means…go and that's what happened today on Wall Street.  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 19th of July, thanks, everybody for being with us again today.  And, a remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Investors think we've seen the bottom;
  • One more time with CEO wages;
  • Password sharing is a Netflix issue but;
  • So too is losing more subscribers;
  • Heard of "Freind-Shoreing"? You will today;
  • Sticky Keys, Apple and $50 million;
  • An interesting "Wrack-a-Mole story;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Online media subscriptions in trouble.

For the interview you'll meet Dr. Greg Gilbaugh a dentist, business coach, author, speaker and a guy who has an interesting look at the intersection of business, family and faith. This is some seriously good stuff and 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. 

The Business News Headlines 14 July 2022

In case you’ve run out of stuff to worry about think…copper. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 14th of July….thanks for being with us again today while we broadcast from sunny and warm Scottsboro, Alabama. Oh, and if you check out our Instagram or Twitter account you've got to see this very "sweet" café we had lunch at today. Find us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.

  • Copper the next shoe to drop;
  • Some sweet news out of Chicago;
  • A Beer Story for you...sounds...cool;
  • And some Beer Trivia on a hot day;
  • Ads are coming to Netflix and why;
  • Weekly jobless claims are up and what that means;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, another crypto company files for Chapter 11.

For the interview we're talking about "Gaslighting". Where it comes from and what it does to employees and productivity. My guest is Dr. Harwant Khush a research fellow for Tero InternationalYou can hear that 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. 

The Business News Headlines 5 May 2022

Yesterday investors rocked Wall Street as the major indexes all finished well into the green. All of that ended today as we watched the bears come out. It's the business news headlines for Thursday the 5th of May.  Thanks for being with us!

  • It was a big U-Turn on Wall Street;
  • Burger King sued over...photos;
  • Getting more oil for the stockpiles;
  • Bird Flu - Another hit to your wallet;
  • The next CEO at Twitter? Yeah you guessed;
  • New news about J&J Covid vaccine;
  • Amazon looking for more tax breaks;
  • Fresh news about first-class stamps;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • People are quickly un-retiring in huge numbers.

Thanks for coming by!

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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