Insight On Business the News Hour

The Business News Headlines 29 November 2022

We kick things off with a story about consumers, confidence and facts that do not make sense. Then yet another company making demands of their workers...will it work? For the interview you'll meet Daniel and Christine Defenbaugh the founders of the national non-profit the 10-42  Project that travels the country in support of first responders and their families. But, how the project started is truly stunning. 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:

  • This story makes no sense:
  • This company is demanding workers come back;
  • They may be out of luck in the long run;
  • Biden, Unions, Congress and a Rail Strike;
  • Housing prices fell...again;
  • Drug store chains closing stores and cutting hours;
  • Some cool food news but you better hurry;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Forced Fun is never...fun it would seem.

For the interview you'll meet Daniel and Christine Defenbaugh from the national non-profit The 10-42 Project and what they do to help first responders cope and heal. And the story about how it came to be is...stunning.  To listen and learn 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 18 November 2022

The end of another business week and a reminder that we're back on News/Talk 1540 KXEL this Sunday at Noon Central with the big news stories of the past week along with a brand new conversation about a program in December dealing with communities and civility presented by the Iowa League of Cities.  My guest is Robert Palmer. 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: 

  • Larger paychecks are on the way;
  • Taylor Swift speaks out about Ticketmaster;
  • And, yes, there is more Twitter news;
  • Jeff Bezos has some spending advice for you;
  • Home sales fell by a bunch in October;
  • A restaurant owner of 43 properties doubles his prices;
  •  Meanwhile restaurant sales are up but, foot traffic is down;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • A vast majority of Americans living paycheck to paycheck.

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 November 2022

Once again it's Friday Eve and welcome to the Thursday Edition of the business news headlines. On tap today: So, is it finally here?  Some consumers seem to be closing their wallets while other, well heeled shoppers are spending. Some more Taylor Swift news that is not going over well and talk about that railroad strike. Those stories and more just a click away. 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: 

  • Retail woes and consumer issues;
  • Ticketmaster and Taylor Swift;
  • That railroad strike?  Maybe but who knows;
  • Housing experts say home prices could tank by 20%;
  • There is a beef recall going on;
  • Starbucks and Red Cup Day oh, and unions;
  • Meanwhile Amazon workers are also talking unions;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Tech Workers and Climate Firms another off ramp?

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 20 October 2022

Welcome to Friday Eve...the weekend is almost upon us.  And a reminder that you can hear us each Sunday at Noon Central with the Business Week in Review and only on News/Talk 1540 KXEL and yes, we stream.  Well, THAT didn’t take long…a lesson in surprise economics kicks us off today.  Also today, home sales fell again last month, the markets had a rough go and news from Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 20th 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:  

  • Saying Goodbye to Liz and that swift reaction;
  • Home sales continue to fall and why;
  • The markets had a tough day;
  • A major brand makes a debut at the Macy's Parade;
  • Student Loan Forgiveness made the news;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Millions earmarked for Black Owned Startups.

Those stories plus you'll meet Will Garrett who is the president of a family owned company based in Sweet Home, Oregon. What do they do?  Radiator Supply House keeps things...cool. We're talking about a host of things and his take on how to recruit and retain employees even in his small town.  It's enlightening.  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 18 October 2022

It was a stunning reversal from last week on Wall Street and we'll share why. Meanwhile, in upstate New York Amazon workers turn down a union….some big profit numbers boost Wall Street and some McDonald’s are now selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 18th 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:  

  • Workers say "nyet" to a new Amazon union;
  • Blue Chips earnings boost Wall Street;
  • McDonald's selling a rival food product;
  • More NFL coming to Amazon on Black Friday;
  • WeWork closes another big office;
  • He says a recession is in the bag 100%;
  • "Fix It or Forget It" say homebuyers;
  • A mortgage rate story...how high can it go?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The employee "churn" at Amazon is...astounding.

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 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 21 September 2022

It's Mid-Week and welcome back! The Fed goes big on yet another rate increase and the markets slumped. Home sales have fallen by as much as 20 percent from last year and gas prices start to creep up.  It’s Insight on Business News Headlines for Wednesday the 21st 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 Fed and Wall Street;
  • Oil slumps yet again;
  • Home sales crater by 20% and why;
  • Gas prices creep up and why;
  • GM closes reservations on the Hummer EV;
  • The slow RTO hits yet another segment;
  • Selling a pesticide as a COVID disinfectant?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • A fast-casual sandwich chain is "on fire".

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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