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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 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 6 July 2022

Today marked the second day in a row that oil prices fell and we'll share why that happened. Welcome back to the business news headlines for Wednesday the 6th day of July.  And a reminder that you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Oil retreats again today and why that is happening;
  • The markets ended the day in the green...again;
  • Employers can't hire because Americans have too much cash;
  • At least that is what Sen. Mitch McConnell says;
  • Next. moldy burgers...ask Russia;
  • Amazon Prime just inked a food delivery deal;
  • Meaning free food delivery for you this year;
  • Employers are posting fewer job openings;
  • Walmart adding fees for their suppliers;
  • Toyota and the 200,000th plug in and what that means;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Another "crypto casualty noted.

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 6 June 2022

There are some cities in the U.S. where the price of a home is actually…falling.  It’s the business news headlines for Monday the 6th of June, thanks for being with us! And, here's what we've got for you today: 

  • The top 5 cities where housing costs are going down;
  • The two-story Taco Bell drive through...amazing;
  • Online grocery sales still strong;
  • But, the competition is fierce;
  • Unions cry foul on a Starbucks decision;
  • The 10-year T-Bill and the markets;
  • New stuff for the Apple Watch;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Live audio listening going down.

Those stories plus you'll meet businessman, author and keynote speaker Jack Stack who recently surprised some 500 people gathered at The Central Iowa Business Conference with two words.  What are they and why should you pay attention?  To listen, 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. 

 
 

Financial Literacy - Building a Better Nation, Business & Family with Jack Stack

Off mic he said to me, "I'm going to share with you what ails so many businesses, families and our nation and it can be wrapped up in two words, financial literacy." Meet Jack Stack: businessman, author, keynote speaker who, in the next several minutes, will share with you how you can build a thriving business by getting everybody on board...and it's not done by holding hands and singing Kumbaya. No, his tried and true method is to get everybody from the line worker to HR to engineering to marketing to the front office to better understand what's going on "inside the numbers" and how they can play a part in creating productivity and profit. And, it not only can help businesses but also families and that, he says, will cure so many of our nation's ills. Strap in for Jack Stack.

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 16 May 2022

It was a rocky start to the week as some weak data impacted Wall Street. It’s the business news headlines for Monday the 16th day of May…thanks for being with us everybody. 

  • The "Rocky Start" explained;
  • After more than 30 years they are leaving;
  • Over priced pizza?  Who? We share names;
  • The White House - Jeff Bezos and Taxes;
  • A major sponsor wants OUT of Canton;
  • Gun Sales and Gun Stocks;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Even at $200 a year this chain is worried about finding managers.

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. 

The Iowa Airport for the World with Kevin Foley

He is a returning guest talking about a reoccurring topic. Meet Kevin Foley the Executive Director of the Des Moines International Airport. We're in Washington, D.C. on a mission with the Greater Des Moines Partnership pitching the idea of funding for this massive project that will be an economic development driver for not only the Central Iowa but also the entire region. Here you'll learn about where people come from to fly out of Central Iowa and the experience going or coming. Plus some hard numbers moving forward to get this project...done. And, during the conversation I promised a link to the amazing story of Cheng Lor and his vision of airport hospitality. Here is that link

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. 

The Business News Headlines 15 December 2021

It was a stunning afternoon as Wall Street collected itself and the markets roared. We'll have those details and more this evening. Meanwhile here in Central Iowa we're watching a huge storm heading east through the state with multiple tornado warnings and winds up to 95 miles per hour.  

  • The movement on Wall Street was remarkable;
  • Microsoft employees are talking wages and more;
  • Kraft will pay you NOT to use cream cheese;
  • A deeper dive into what the Fed is doing;
  • Air Bus vs. Boeing in airplane sales;
  • Apple has closed three stores and why;
  • Yet another story about gambling and revenues;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Heard of "Boomerang Employees? You will today.

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 November 2021

It is the final day of November and once again we saw a sell off on Wall Street. We'll detail that and more plus today a story about loans that come with zero fees and no interest and are created for entrepreneurs. Today you'll meet Kaitlin Byers from Kiva...but first the news:

  • Panic selling on Wall Street and why;
  • Apple stock surges;
  • Some good news about energy today;
  • Surplus products, we've got a list;
  • Data on why people are quitting their jobs;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The Google "motto" goes to court.

And today, if you are an entrepreneur you know how difficult it is to get funding. What if we told you there is a way for your to get up to $15,000 with no fees and at zero interest?  It's true and with us to explain it all is Kaitlin Byers from Kiva.  To listen to this interesting funding program click here.

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.

 

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