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The Business News Headlines 4 October 2022

Welcome back to the Tuesday Edition of the Business News Headlines. A programming note: Our business headlines will not air tomorrow due to the holiday of Yom Kippur...we're all in shul.  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 markets rallied big time;
  • Musk changes his mind about Twitter;
  • An update on the 4-day work week study;
  • Brands that YOU are kicking to the curb...a list;
  • This brand going retail after 76 years of door-to-door;
  • Job openings in the U.S. Up or down?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The class was "too hard" so the professor was...fired.

Those stories PLUS you'll meet two mayors from two very different towns. Donny Hobbs is the mayor of tiny Lohrville, Iowa population 381 and John Haila is the mayor of Ames, Iowa population 60,000. So are their issues similar or very different?  We enjoyed this conversation and think you might too.  To listen 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. 

The Business News Headlines 30 September 2022

Hey, welcome to Friday! Just back from three days at the Iowa League of Cities Annual Meeting…more on that next week.  For today: The Dow cratered by 8% in September the worst since 2020. New data about inflation is in the news and grocery prices climb…again. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 30th of September, 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: 

  • It was an awful month for Wall Street;
  • New data on inflation and it's not good;
  • More depressing news about grocery prices;
  • A closer look at the economic impact of Ian;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Now it's "Quick Quitting" vs. "Quiet Quitting.

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 September 2022

Once again, coming to you from on the road it's the business news headlines. Today, Wall Street gave up it’s Wednesday gains, think mortgage rates are high now…we've got a history lesson and used cars spike in price yet again…It’s the Thursday business news headlines for the 29th of September coming to you once again from the road in Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Iowa.  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: 

  • It was an ugly day on Wall Street and why;
  • Mortgage Rates and a History Lesson;
  • Used cars are becoming "unaffordable";
  • Do not pay employees with coins;
  • It's still National Coffee Day and we'll list where;
  • Amazon has raised wages...again'
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, more layoff news in the news.

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 September 2022

Welcome back! The Bank of England says it will buy UK Debt and the markets roar, could food prices be impacted by Hurricane Ian and might Beyond Meat be…beyond saving?  Welcome to the Wednesday, September 28th edition of the Business News Headlines coming to you this week from Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Iowa the site of the 2022 Iowa League of Cities annual event. 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: 

  • How the Bank of England impacted Wall Street;
  • Orange Juice and Hurricane Ian;
  • Beyond Meat...Beyond Woke?
  • The price of oil shot up and why;
  • Amazon gives working from home a big nod;
  • You are about to meet "Purple";
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Social Media and Millions of Dollars.

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 27 September 2022

Welcome back! Yesterday our crew took the day off in honor of the Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah. Something similar will happen next week as the Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur will keep us out of the studio.  So, now you know... In the news: Home sales rebound in August, consumers continue to be optimistic about the economy…meanwhile Wall Street sinks yet again. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 27th day of September. 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: 

  • In spite of everything home sales rose in August;
  • Consumers weigh in on the future of the U.S. economy;
  • Costing more or less to rent? Some new numbers are out;
  • Inflation pushed the 10-Year T-Bill to near 4%;
  • Will the stock market get "over it"? Asked and answered;
  • Businesses in Hong Kong are pushing the government to open up;
  • Florida is bracing for Hurricane Ian and the potential damage cost;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Wages and the new normal of "job hopping".

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 23 September 2022

It's the Friday Edition of the business news headlines welcome back! It was a dismal week on Wall Street as the Dow sunk to it’s lowest level since 2020. Oil is also way off the mark and General Motors investing big…again in electric vehicles. It’s the business news Headlines for Friday the 23rd 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:  

  • The Dow sinks yet again and why;
  • Oil settles lower but gas prices are still high...why?
  • General Motors to invest millions in new EV upgrades;
  • The top 5 housing markets that have cooled the most;
  • The 4-Day Work Week. What the numbers say about it;
  • The Super Bowl has a new halftime sponsor;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some are happy with their wages. Who might they be?

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 September 2022

We'll kick things off this evening talking about Thursday Night Football and what a winner Amazon Prime has on it's hands. The markets fell once again but for a bit there was some hope and there is yet another body blow coming to the housing market. It's the business news headlines for Thursday the 22nd of September, 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:  

  • Are you ready for some "digital" football?
  • The markets fell and oil was up a bit;
  • Mortgage interest rates at a new high;
  • The Boeing Corporation is fined big time and why;
  • You're still shopping according to Costco;
  • Who to blame Russia or Iraq?
  • Walmart has a holiday announcement;
  • The Jobless numbers are out;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The number 1 reason for job hopping....we'll share.

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 20 September 2022

And, welcome to Tuesday everybody!  In the news, Walmart and Target are working together and it has to do with credit cards. The markets fell today and in another credit card story GOP attorneys general are threatening major credit card companies and it has to do with gun sales.  It’s the Tuesday September 20th edition of Insight on Business News Headlines grateful you are with us again today. 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 "obscene" credit card fees;
  • The markets fell again and so too did oil;
  • GOP attorneys general threaten credit card companies and why;
  • A restaurant to sue a customer over a $,3000 tip;
  • A lackluster harvest could spell more food troubles;
  • More union news out of the retail sector;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More layoff news in the news.

Those stories plus we go OUT TO LUNCH with Diedre DeJear the Democratic Candidate for governor in the State of Iowa. We kick it off with "Quick Bites" three questions every guest gets and then dig into who Diedre is, what she stands for and her ideas about Iowa. It's quite a story and to listen to that conversation, over lunch, just 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. 

The Business News Headlines 16 September 2022

Welcome to Friday and to another weekend. In the news, what FedEx said was a total shock to the world of business, the markets faltered again today and Bed Bath and Beyond is closing more than 50 stores…we’ll share where. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 16th 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: 

  • Could FedEx statement be a leading indicator of a recession;
  • The markets tumbled and oil gained a bit;
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond closing stores we've got a list;
  • Consumers more bullish on the economy than economists;
  • Credit card skimmers and how to protect yourself;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • What's in a name? Maybe losing out on a great job.

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 15 September 2022

Welcome back! While it’s safe to say there will be no rail strike…tomorrow we’re not yet out of the woods. Wall Street fell today but you folks are still buying stuff…surprising retail sales numbers are in the news.  Those stories and more in this edition of Insight on Business – News Headlines for Thursday the 15th day of September…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: 

  • The railroad strike: We're still not out of the woods;
  • The markets fell again today as did oil;
  • Some surprising retail sales numbers;
  • Thursday Night Football with a twist;
  • Verizon is losing customers and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Might there be a "White Collar" recession?

Those stories and something "hyper-local" as I visit with Tyler Granger about the upcoming Windsor Heights, Iowa Book Fair.  Why do this on a national news program? Because we thought it's a great idea and something that can be done...anywhere to celebrate local writers. To listen to that conversation with Tyler and Julie Granger 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. 

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