Insight On Business the News Hour

The Business News Headlines 17 August 2022

It's happening again, workers at another Amazon facility have just filed to form a…you guessed it…a union.  It’s the business news Headlines for Wednesday the 17th of August, thanks for being with us everybody. Also remember to click through for a hyper-local story that spells family fun. 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:

  • Amazon and more union news;
  • The markets fell today and why;
  • There is an energy crisis in Europe;
  • Profits tanked at Target for 2 reasons;
  • Some great Girl Scout Cookie news;
  • The higher cost of school supplies;
  • Upscale shops use this tricky...trick;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More student debt is forgiven.

For the interview you'll meet Lauren Campbell who is one of the organizers of an upcoming hyper-local event in Windsor Heights, Iowa. Sure this is very local but it does offer a better look at this community of 5,200 folks smack dab in the middle of the Greater Des Moines Metro. Learn more about the Windsor Heights Fall Festival and our town by clicking 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 August 2022

For months it was the go to for our meetings and events…today Zoom is…struggling.  How bad?  We'll share. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 16th of July, 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:

  • Zoom is in trouble how much and why;
  • Taking a cruse is getting popular again;
  • What? New supply chain worries?
  • American Airlines and supersonic travel;
  • Saying goodbye to two famous muscle cars;
  • Now Amazon is hiking rates;
  • The new Walmart report tells us a bunch;
  • A big win for the Biden Administration;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • This one life decision adds $ to your personal wealth.

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 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 10 August 2022

It was a major surprise as the new inflation numbers came in and shocked Wall Street.  It's the business news headlines for Wednesday the 10th day of August, thanks for being here.  And, stick around for a major story that will have a huge impact on consumers, retailers, farmers and restaurants.  No, really.  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 surprising news about inflation;
  • The Ford Lightening price could be scary;
  • Schools resume but where are the teachers;
  • Boeing starts delivery of new aircraft;
  • Biden addresses inflation concerns;
  • Disney adds more streaming customers;
  • Papa Johns is changing...pizza;
  • Coca Cola has a "dreamy" new flavor;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Google tells Apple to get the message.

For the interview you'll meet Chad Tentinger the founder of Cattlemen's Heritage which, in his words, is a way to save the family farm.  Think beef production in a whole new way from technology, to great pay, benefits, increased profit to farmers, less risk and more.  Oh...and his plan will allow you the consumer to know much more about what you are buying or ordering in restaurants right down to the farm the animal came from.  This is...big and you can hear our 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 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. 

The Business News Headlines 3 August 2022

Here's some big news, in at least a dozen U.S. cities wages in June jumped up by 150 bucks a week and we'll share where.  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 3rd day of August…thanks, everybody, for being with us again today.  Also, a 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 one city wages are up by 40% a week;
  • Wall Street got back to business today;
  • Interest rate pressure on mortgage loans;
  • The data says fewer people are going to Walmart;
  • Meanwhile, Walmart announced job cuts;
  • Equifax and bad credit reports;
  • Tyson Foods thumbing their nose at a subpoena;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Nervous CEO's cutting swag to dinners to office space.

For the interview you'll meet entrepreneur Pat Russell who, along with his son Trey, have a ever growing agricultural parts business, Russell's Tractor Parts in Scottsboro, Alabama. It's a great story of change and partnership and 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. 

The Business News Headlines 2 August 2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan and the markets…react.  The White House...too. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the second day of August…thanks for being with us. Also, a 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:

  • That Taiwan Trip;
  • GEICO closes down in California but why?
  • Amazon pulling back warehouses;
  • Tito's Vodka is selling empty cans;
  • That story is a HOOT;
  • Some food news from Taco Bell;
  • Airbnb is thriving because of you;
  • The Boys are Back with Mike Judge;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • "Everything must go!" Big box retailers.

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 July 2022

In case you were wondering…the Markets had their best month since November of 2020….even while talking…recession. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 29th day of July…thanks for being here. Also, a 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:

  • If the sky is falling what's going on with Wall Street;
  • He says major layoffs are coming and more bad news;
  • Wait, what happened to consumer spending?
  • Guess who recorded record profits...come on you know;
  • Warren Buffett has a classic line for you.  Such wisdom;
  • Let's dig deeper into this "Recession Thingy";
  • What states consumer the most gas by person?  We have a list;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • So, you want a paycheck or free chicken?  Ouch!

That's a wrap and 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 July 2022

We kick things off today with a good news story: Did you hear how McDonald’s used data to become…real and caring? It's a big marketing win we need to share. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 28th of July, thanks, everybody for being with us. Also, a 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:

  • Digital, Data Marketing that wins;
  • It happened and folks are trying to figure it out;
  • Jet Blue to acquire Spirit and what that means;
  • Home builders say "Recession!";
  • Remember house bidding?  Slowing;
  • Ford says they have too many people;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Might the fed pivot and lower rates?
  • Green is going away says Coke and others.

That's a wrap and 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 2022

Retail got hit today following a dismal report by…Walmart.  When you are the biggest it often, as it did today, impact other companies. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 26th day of July, thanks for being with us everybody. Also, a 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...and thanks for listening!

  • Walmart troubles and consumers;
  • So how overstocked is Walmart?
  • The Fed and Interest Rates...tomorrow;
  • Are U.S. and European banks guilty of war crimes?
  • The future of WWE minus Vince McMahon;
  • Target to open more distribution and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Renting in NYC means real...pain.

For the interview you'll meet Paul Pate the Secretary of State for Iowa. No, we're not talking politics but business. From the record number of LLC's created in just one year and what that means to why Iowa seems attractive to immigrants and what his office has done to streamline business filings.  To hear 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. 

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