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The Business News Headlines 7 December 2022

Back with you mid-week and a reminder today is Pearl Harbor Day. We just don't want you to lose sight of "The day that will live in infamy." The words of President Franklin Roosevelt. Lots of things to get through today and grateful you are with us again.  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:

  • Rejoice Rural America GM will have you covered;
  • Coca-Cola is upping its marketing game for Christmas;
  • The most searched term on Google for 2022 was...
  • Carvana in some serious trouble;
  • Wireless Advocates shuts down leaving Costco a problem;
  • Watch out Taco Bell and Chipotle there are changes coming;
  • NYT employees are fed up and going on a 24 hour strike;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • How much money did Amazon lose due to an outage?  Yikes!!

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 December 2022

Welcome once again to a brand new week and some of the top business news stories to get you up to speed.  Stick around for the interview as we learn why Rural Iowa business person Patrick Palmer has, over the years, befriended dozens of aging adult film stars and what he does to help them out. It's quite the story.  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:

  • Nike cuts ties with yet another star;
  • A car rental company just settled over 300 cases of wrongful arrest reports;
  • Delta pilots pick up a 34% raise;
  • Lower rates and oil at $40 a barrel?  That is the prediction;
  • Homes are flying off the market listing and why;
  • The food delivery settlement made news;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • What's this Chatbot all about?  We'll share.

He is a returning guest and this time Patrick Palmer has a story about aging adult film actors and his efforts to help them. How and why does this Rural Iowa businessperson and City Council member befriend dozens of current and former entertainers? And, why has he brought several to Iowa?  The answers to those questions may surprise you. It's a hobby that has turned into a business. We found the conversation to be very interesting. 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. 

Behind the Adult Film Industry Curtain with Patrick Palmer

He is a returning guest and this time Patrick Palmer has a story about aging adult film actors and his efforts to help them. How and why does this Rural Iowa businessperson and City Council member befriend dozens of current and former entertainers? And, why has he brought several to Iowa?  The answers to those questions may surprise you. It's a hobby that has turned into a business. We found the conversation to be very interesting. Enjoy...

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 November 2022

After taking yesterday off it was a bit of a struggle to get back in the flow. Welcome to the Friday, November 25 edition of the business news headlines. Glad you are with us again today. Much to get to...so let's get started.  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:

  • Black Friday is...struggling and why;
  • Here we go again: Twitter Verified;
  • The holiday movie scene ain't what it was;
  • The IRS to add 87,000 agents and what that means;
  • McDonald's has launched a big meat deal;
  • But it's in the U.K.;
  • Is this fast food chain running a scam?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Paid Time Off: Hard to come by for many.

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 25 May 2022

The word of the day is…Flexibility.  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 25th of May, thanks for being with us everybody. Here's what we've got for you plus, make sure you click through for the conversation about refugees and immigrants, World Refugee Day and some of the events happening near us...and perhaps near you.  For the news:

  • The key, according to the Fed is "flexibility";
  • Food images and lawsuits...again;
  • Canada - Concerned about the viability of the U.S.?
  • Some new housing news and hope;
  • Shareholders, racial justice and the environment;
  • We seem to be still updating our homes;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The NFL seeking a new Super Bowl halftime sponsor and why.

Those stories plus you'll meet Stephanie Moris from the Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa who is in to chat about some really interesting programing ahead of World Refugee Day that happens on June 20. While it's hyper-local you might find some inspiration and hope in what she share.,  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. 

The Business News Headlines 13 August 2021

It's the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines once again on the road and once again coming to you from Grounds for Celebration a nifty coffee shop in the Village of Windsor Heights that let's us squat for several hours to write and deliver the news...thank you! Here's what we've got for today:

  • A big question for Disney;
  • In theaters only this weekend, will you go;
  • What? Might McDonald's bring back a favorite;
  • When drunk what do people buy? We have a list;
  • Food, Restaurants and Menu Prices;
  • Two factors that may impact the economy;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • What? A shortage of....dogs?

Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is back...hey, it's Friday...with his list of Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro: From sports to music a play at a winery and more.  Click here to listen! 

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 July 2021

Welcome back to a Monday and the final Monday of July...where did that month go...right?  The business news rolls on and here's what we've got for you today:

  • The shipping crisis gets worse;
  • New home sales tanked in June and why;
  • Your Costco Membership fee is about to go up;
  • Wait! What's NOW in short supply at Costco;
  • Careful what you write for business reviews;
  • Cigarettes to completely go away; 
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More "Work from Home" troubles. Who will win?

Those stories and for the interview you'll meet Sandi Yoder and Susan Jellinger from the Iowa Jewish Historical Society as they explain why they have been busy gathering the history of the Iowa Jewish Community. It's a whole lot of history coupled with business as they share some interesting stories of what they've learned and why they are doing this project.  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.

Recording the History of Iowa Jews

It's a major effort: "Collect the audio and video history of the Iowa Jewish Community so that these memories will live on for generations." You are about to meet Sandi Yoder the Director of the Iowa Jewish Historical Society and Susan Jellinger the audio/visual assistant who conducts these interviews. So, what is the business angle?  As people migrated into Iowa a great many Jews followed. First as town-to-town peddlers selling everything from cloth to pots and pans. As time went on they set down roots and opened shops and stores. They became bank presidents and insurance executives, doctors, lawyers and the working families that took part in creating what exists today. Click ahead and learn what these very interesting women are contributing to the State of Iowa one interview at a time. 

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 April 2021

And, yes, we hope you had a great weekend. Here in the Midwest we're seeing temperatures that are hitting 80 degrees...and last week it...snowed. Here's what we've got for you today from the business world:

  • The U.S. is in trouble and why;
  • The Dow struggled all day;
  • Apple announces a major U.S. investment;
  • The Supreme Court and guns;
  • Jessica Alba and Honest going public;
  • Tesla beat sales again but, there is a but;
  • Lyft has sold its self driving care division;
  • The Oscars audience numbers and yikes!
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Employers demanding vaccine proof.

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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