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The Business News Headlines 15 August 2022

As to the “recession” it looks like consumers didn’t get the memo…as they continue to roll with the punches. And, it's day number five of the Great Iowa State Fair.  Just so you know. Welcome back to the business news headlines for Monday the 15th 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:

  • Recession? What recession?
  • Starbucks says smells something fishy;
  • Stocks rose but oil fell...big time;
  • The auto industry and lost jobs;
  • Consumer switching to cheaper items;
  • We have a food recall for you;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, this is "Well Being Week" did you know?

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. 

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 18 July 2022

When one of the world's largest and most wealthy companies says it's going to "pause" its spending that gets the attention of everybody. It's the business news headlines for Monday the 18th of July thanks, as always for being with us. 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:

  • Apple "pauses" and that gets noticed;
  • Corporate CEO's are not worried about inflation and why;
  • The world's largest car market about to lose a nameplate;
  • Netflix is facing some real issues;
  • Ford is clearly not giving up on gasoline trucks;
  • Boeing gets new life from Delta Airlines;
  • Something really odd in the job market;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And Toys R Us - Comeback Number Two.

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 13 July 2022

We are not alone in fighting inflation, the Bank of Canada is in the same boat. Meanwhile here in the U.S. the June inflation rate hit 9.1 percent….a new record.  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 13th of July…thanks for being with us.  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:

  • The Bank of Canada shocks Bay Street;
  • The Inflation Rate of 9.1% gets some attention;
  • Did you hear about the fake CPI report?
  • Kohls says it has a plan to bring back consumers;
  • Starbucks closing 16 stores and why;
  • You are still shopping Amazon Prime even though...
  • Some key numbers about inflation you should know;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More layoffs announced but there is a but.

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 June 2022

The price of oil…down…gold down and Caterpillar’s HQ is leaving…Illinois.  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 14th of June…thanks for being with us everybody. And you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.

  • Caterpillar wants to be more profitable so...
  • Ford and the Mustang EV...a problem;
  • Tech companies are laying off thousands;
  • A perk at Sam's Club is going away;
  • Pollution and life span...a shocking report;
  • Some airline news...think Spirit;
  • Some winners because of inflation include...
  • Small business owners are worried...very;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Meta says it's working to keep kids "safe".

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 May 2022

There was some solid news today…from the world of retail and…manufacturing and it was welcome. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 17th day of May coming to you from the beaches of Florida.  Thanks everybody for being with us.

  • Welcome news from the Commerce Department;
  • The FBI issues warnings about two retail centers;
  • The President and First Lady visit Buffalo;
  • Investors warned about Truth Social;
  • The erratic behavior of Elon Musk;
  • Netflix lays off more people;
  • Boeing got some bad news from China;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Who says investment people are not...fun?

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 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 Business News Headlines

It was another rough day on Wall Street as the markets seem to be headed into bear territory. It’s the business news headlines for Monday the 9th day of May…thanks for being with us everybody. And, stick around for our conversation with Karl Brauer from ISeeCars.com we're talking car prices, EV's and more. Here is what we've got for you today:

  • The bears are out big time;
  • This shortage is being called a national crisis;
  • Will Lordstown Motors survive;
  • Uber is cutting back and why is the question;
  • President Biden and a big deal today;
  • He quit rather than go back to the office;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • This CEO says the days of the office are over.

Those stories plus for the interview you'll meet returning guest Karl Brauer who was featured on our Week in Review this past Sunday on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. We'll talk about the price of used cars, what is causing the shortage, how to find deals on iSeeCars.com and the EV story.  If you like cars you'll enjoy this!

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 1 March 2022

Yet another day where the Russian invasion of Ukraine has dominated the news. While many thought Ukraine would be overrun in the first day of the invasion the people there have slowed the advance of a huge Russian convoy and are reporting the destruction of weapons and mounting Russian troops. Meanwhile Russia has continued its attack on civilian targets.  With all of that happening here is what we've got for you today:

  • That burning cargo ship with fancy cars...sunk;
  • Markets in the U.S. and Europe tanked again and in Russia;
  • The price of oil is now over $100 a barrel;
  • FedEx and UPS have an announcement;
  • The "hack" can work both ways;
  • Cable companies under increased pressure and why;
  • Ford has some news for Russia;
  • The next big thing in snack foods?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Big companies want to return to the office but there is a...but.

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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