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The Business News Headlines 4 November 2022

Yes, it's finally Friday and here is what's going on from our business news desk:MPL_and_IOB95ycp.jpg The weekend we do something...well what doctors tell us we should not do. More cost cutting over at Twitter and now legal issues abound. Oh, and advertisers are bailing out of support for the social media company. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 4th day of November, 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: 

  • What's wrong with Daylight Savings? Ask the doctors;
  • Elon Musk making employee cuts and legal issues ahead;
  • Oh, yes advertisers are bailing out and we've got a list;
  • The markets and the October Jobs Report;
  • Mortgage rates and your local taxes. Yes, a link;
  • Food executives say they will continue to raise prices;
  • And, they are confident you'll continue to buy;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, folks fleeing high costs and moving to small towns.

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 October 2022

Welcome to Mid-Week. One of the last things we need is more disruption in the supply chain but that's what we might get as yet another union rejected the latest agreement with the railroads. And, just in time for Halloween…candy prices are, you guessed it…up.  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 26th of October…glad you’re 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: 

  • Railroad workers turn back an offer and it's not about money;
  • What's driving consumers to the Chevy Bolt? We'll tell;
  • Consumers spending billions on Halloween;
  • It was a wild day on Wall Street;
  • Looks like Harley-Davidson is...back!
  • Federal dollars for low income families and anti-abortion sites;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Twitter employees headed to the exit ahead of the Musk takeover.

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 October 2022

Welcome back to the start of another busy business week.  Coming up today: Kraft Heinz continues to raise prices, but there is or can be a problem brewing. Wall Street rallied yet again and what is the favorite restaurant chain for Gen Z?  We’ll tell ya.  It’s the business news headlines for Monday the 24th of October, 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 danger of raising prices on food;
  • The markets continued their rally;
  • The favorite restaurant for Gen Z is...
  • They say mortgage rates will drop when/to what?
  • So, will home prices fall to become more affordable?
  • Beyond Meat and a new product hits store shelves;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Pfizer to increase COVID vaccine by 4 times the price now.

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 21 October 2022

Welcome to Friday...ah the weekend could not be here sooner. Here's what's going on: Work From Home takes a backseat to now…Work When Ever”. Can we ditch 9 to 5? Speaking of work the IRS increases the amount of money you can contribute to your 401k. And the markets roared Friday on a hope and a prayer.  It’s the business news headlines for the 21st day of October…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:  

  • Ditching 9 to 5? A new survey says it's hot;
  • The IRS with even more good news, really;
  • The markets roared on a hope and prayer;
  • Growing concern over the holiday shopping season;
  • Some numbers about credit card interest rates;
  • We'll take a deep dive into pet insurance;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Elon Musk, Twitter, The White House and more.

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 17 October 2022

Welcome to a brand new business week for many of you.  While some of us were on duty even yesterday...right?  Did you hear? The FDA Rule on hearing aids came into effect. Also, what happened in Great Britain that helped boost the markets today and some words about those stocks….  It’s the Business News Headlines for Monday the 17th of October, 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:  

  • Hearing Aids and Walmart made the news;
  • A dramatic reversal in Great Britain;
  • The markets rally after a rough week;
  • Some thoughts on the future of the housing market;
  • Smartphone crater in price? Well...sort of;
  • The Kroger/Albertsons deal being questioned by some;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Fewer Americans rolling up their sleeves and that's a problem.

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 12 October 2022

It's Mid-Week and we're glad you're with us.  Coming up, it would seem that inflation ain’t going anywhere soon. The jury says Alex Jones owes the Sandy Hook families nearly a billon dollars and what he said about that. It was another down day on Wall Street. It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 12th day of October.  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 sticky part of inflation...again;
  • What Alex Jones did after the verdict;
  • Markets were off;
  • Oil closed lower but no relief at the pump;
  • Why older workers are not retiring;
  • CVS boost pay by 37% at a store seeking a union;
  • Meanwhile Apple is withholding benefits from a union store;
  • Gannett announces more cost cutting and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More layoffs from the technology sector.

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. 

Out to Lunch with Deidre DeJear!

Welcome to a special edition of Insight on Business the News Hour. Here you'll meet Deidre DeJear the Democratic Candidate for Governor of Iowa. We recently went "Out to Lunch" with Deidre at Gilroy's Kitchen + Pub+ Patio in West Des Moines. We kick off each of our "Out to Lunch" events asking our guest the same three questions...we call that portion "Quick Bites" and then move into our interview. You're about to learn some surprising things about Mrs. DeJear from her background, her service to others, her thoughts about a whole host of business and political issues. Strap in...and meet Deidre DeJear.

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 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. 

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