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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. 

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. 

The Business News Headlines 24 August 2022

Welcome back to the Business News Headlines! Rents continue to climb, President Biden and student loans made the news and investors are watching the Fed gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Just some of the business news headlines from today the 24th of August 2022…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:

  • We're talking rents how much and where;
  • Student loan news from the Biden Administration;
  • The Fed meets this week and all eyes are watching Wyoming;
  • Longhorn Steak House has some legal issues;
  • Say it ain't so! The Ch-King is toast;
  • Halloween is coming and Party City is hiring;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The minimum expected annual wage is...
  • And the gender pay gap gets wider.

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

A whistle-blower at Twitter makes some big news today that might impact Elon Musk. The markets…wobbled today and the Lyft driver who showed up on foot…no, really Those stories and more in this edition of the Business News Headlines for Tuesday the 23rd 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:

  • Twitter, Cyber-Security and Elon Musk;
  • The Markets fell again today but slightly;
  • The "Lyft Rickshaw Ride". And the Go Fund Me link;
  • Depressing Data;
  • The Dragons and HBO+;
  • Many say layoffs are coming but there is a...but;
  • Consumer are buying different things says Macy's;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • We are, it seems, hanging up on Zoom.

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 August 2022

Welcome back to a fresh week.  In the hour ahead: The markets tumbled, suppliers have halted shipments to Bed Bath and Beyond…and workers over at Twitter may get just half a bonus…it’s the business news headlines for Monday the 22nd 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:

  • The Bears came out to play today and why;
  • More bad news from Bed, Bath & Beyond;
  • If you get Social Security a big bump is on the way;
  • Meanwhile Twitter employees might see bonuses cut;
  • Folks in China are cutting back but for a different reason;
  • Should you lease a vehicle and then buy it? Some thoughts;
  • Ford is slapped with a $1.7 Billion Dollar judgement and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Eating is getting confusing when it comes to  price.

For the interview you'll hear from Ro Crosbie the President/CEO of Tero International as we discuss employee motivation. It's a great thing to start that process but, as Ro suggests, you also need to be mindful of how and what you are doing. It does have an impact on...business. To listen to that conversation 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. 

Motivating Employees - Be Careful with Ro Crosbie

One of the major issues among many businesses is how to keep your employees motivated. After all, motivated workers produce a better product and they have a better feeling about their employer. As quality and productivity raises so too does the bottom line. But, yes, there is a but.  You need to be a bit careful is what is being offered. Here Ro Crosbie the President/CEO of Tero International talks to us about that very topic. Not going far enough is discouraging but going too far?  That too may have a negative impact on business. Interested?  Let's go! 

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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