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The Business News Headlines 14 July 2022

In case you’ve run out of stuff to worry about think…copper. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 14th of July….thanks for being with us again today while we broadcast from sunny and warm Scottsboro, Alabama. Oh, and if you check out our Instagram or Twitter account you've got to see this very "sweet" café we had lunch at today. Find us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.

  • Copper the next shoe to drop;
  • Some sweet news out of Chicago;
  • A Beer Story for you...sounds...cool;
  • And some Beer Trivia on a hot day;
  • Ads are coming to Netflix and why;
  • Weekly jobless claims are up and what that means;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, another crypto company files for Chapter 11.

For the interview we're talking about "Gaslighting". Where it comes from and what it does to employees and productivity. My guest is Dr. Harwant Khush a research fellow for Tero InternationalYou can hear that conversation...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 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. 

Student Loans and Educated Choice - Meet Steve McCullough

There is so much more to learn about getting and then paying back a student loan. What are the options? The interest rate? What help is available? How can the parents and the student better understand their choices and what's smart. Oh, and is the lender a non-profit?  Meet Steve McCullough from ISL Education Lending where those questions are all asked and answered. Our best advice is to share this conversation with those you know that may be headed off to a college, university or trade school. Information is critical for the future of the student and...family.  A reminder that you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. 

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 5 July 2022

Welcome back....we know, it's Tuesday but feels a bit like Monday. Today you'll learn that oil prices sink and the Nasdaq recovers….it’s been that sort of day.  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 prices tanked today and why;
  • Meanwhile the Nasdaq outperformed;
  • Free food from Subway is coming and why;
  • Gun sales in the U.S. have tanked;
  • Even if inflation ease high prices are here for awhile;
  • Amazon Prime and a new feature;
  • A major baked goods recall;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The "remote job" that may not be so...remote.

Those stories plus you'll hear from author, speaker and champion of workplace diversity, equality and inclusion. Her name is Michele Shelton from Louisville, Kentucky who I met on an elevator curing EntreFest 2022 which led to this remarkable conversation. To hear that, 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 1 July 2022

Earlier it was all about Meta getting lean…today it’s about pushing people…out? Hey, it's just...business.  And, this is the business news headlines for Friday the first day of July…thanks for being here and may you have a fantastic Canada Day and 4th of July Holiday. 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:

  • Zuckerberg: "We're turning up the heat..."
  • Property Taxes and Big Box in Kansas;
  • Kohls no longer dealing for that sale;
  • How may Hummer EV's are built in a day?
  • GM builds 95,000 vehicles without some parts;
  • Lilly Tomlin, Ford and dead pigs;
  • McDonald's Russia re-brand: "Ain't the same.";
  • Exxon and monster profits; as you pump your gas;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • American manufacturing is slowing down.

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 June 2022

To suggest that the first half of 2022 was bad for the markets would be…an understatement.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 30th and final day of June…thanks for being with us everybody. 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:

  • It's been a tough year for Wall Street;
  • President Biden lashes out at Russia;
  • Natural gas prices crater;
  • Meta says it will become more...lean;
  • Ben & Jerry's and Israel;
  • Tesla is tracking workers;
  • Might Tesla lose massive market share;
  • Retailer say, "Don't return it and keep the cash";
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • San Francisco is getting hammered with layoffs.

Those stories and for the interview you'll meet Justin Patton who, by the way is just what we need on a day like today...and really every day.  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. 

 
 

The Business News Headlines 29 June 2022

Investors were rattled today after the Fed Chair said there was no guarantee about avoiding a recession. It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 29th of June, thanks for being with us everybody.  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:

  • The Fed Chair and sobering news;
  • Dave Chappell seeks to pick his neighbors;
  • Chick-Fil-A a some weird rules;
  • The FTC and Walmart...a huge story;
  • If the price of EV's don't come down....danger;
  • Two companies with fresh layoff news;
  • What? A new shortage to report?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some good/bad airline news for the holiday.

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 June 2022

We're kicking things off with a bit of investment trivia…we think  you’ll like. Mostly because the markets tanked today. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 28th of June…thanks for being with us.  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:

  • Let's dial it back to 1995;
  • Consumer confidence hits the skids;
  • Chip makers want to but, there is a but;
  • Using a card for gas? We've got a warning;
  • And we've got a solution as well;
  • More COVID vaccine news;
  • Could WFH actually help the economy;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The party is over at Airbnb.

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 June 2022

If you had to pick a city to live in…why not make it the most livable city on the planet?  It’s the business news headlines for Monday the 27th of June…thanks for being with us everybody. And, yes, we've got a list. 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:

  • The Most Livable Cities;
  • A sketchy day on Wall Street;
  • McDonald's and customer service;
  • Some positive economic data;
  • Gasoline prices headed down;
  • A Gay Judge calls out Justice Thomas;
  • Russia defaults on debt; first time since 1918;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Flying? Not so fast....

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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