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The Business News Headlines 30 November 2022

It is the final day of November 2022 and the markets finished strong. That story and more are just ahead and thanks much 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 HR Department at Twitter has been busy;
  • Fed Chair Powell on the future of rate hikes;
  • What? The GDP in the US....up and by a bunch?
  • The Four-Day Workweek study is complete;
  • CNN starts laying off staff as advertising revenue declines;
  • Word to the wise: Now is NOT the time to cut marketing;
  • Grocery merger under the microscope;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Jobs and Job Cuts and Quits...oh my.

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 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 21 November 2022

It is a holiday shortened week for us...we actually get to take Thursday off. Oh, what we might do!  Welcome to the Monday Edition of the business news headlines. Glad that you are 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:

  • That railroad strike? Getting closer?
  • Retailers warn things will get rough;
  • Silicon Valley is laying off workers but...
  • Interest rates, tech and more with Paul Krugman;
  • What is going on with oil prices? We have an answer;
  • The story on the latest "Golden Parachute";
  • Mortgage rates fall;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Amazon losing its customer service niche.

For the interview you'll meet Robert Palmer. On December 7, 2022, the first annual National Civility Summit for Local Governments will be held virtually beginning at 10 a.m. A partnership between the National League of Cities, the Iowa League of Cities, and The Center for Public Democracy at Drake University. To listen to that interview click here and yes, it is important. 

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 - 16 November 2022

It's Mid-Week and here are some of the big business news stories of the day: The retail world got a shock times two and the markets reacted. Coffee prices are crashing and what that means for your cup of Joe.  It's the business news headlines for Wednesday the 16th day of November, glad you are with us.  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: 

  • A retail giant sees profits melt away;
  • Meanwhile retail sales jump elsewhere;
  • The markets, yep, they reacted;
  • The price of coffee is crashing but, there is a but;
  • Mortgage rates declined;
  • Mortgage applications increased;
  • Tech Jobs vs. Manufacturing Jobs;
  • The most reliable vehicles are?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, "Swifties" are really upset.

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 November 2022

Welcome to the business news headlines. Grateful you're here with us again today.  In the news yet another report says inflation is coming under control and that impacted the markets. More head scratching news out of Mr. Musk and Twitter. Hey, have you heard?  It's the HOT DOG WAR.  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: 

  • Yet another report suggests inflation is going down;
  • Yet more Twitter drama...ugh;
  • Heard about the hot dog war...it's a real deal;
  • Housing costs to go down but mortgage rates remain high;
  • Real Estate agents unable to make their rents;
  • Americans are loading up on debt and why that matters;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Parents and sick kids are taking a major toll.

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 - 14 November 2022

Welcome to the Monday Edition of the Business News Headlines and wow...do we have some stories for you. Kicking things off is a story about the slowdown in wage growth then more tech layoff news and a high powered executive wandering into the wrong house. Yes, it's awkward. 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: 

  • The wage slowdown is here;
  • Jeff Bezos to give away his fortune...maybe;
  • Another tech giant to lay off thousands;
  • This executive wandered into the wrong house and why;
  • The "Smart Fridge" and food choices;
  • Meta has pulled the plug on a project;
  • Mortgage rates climb again;
  • The $55 billion pay package and why;
  • Elon Musk says he is working too hard;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Where are the Gen Z workers?  We dunno.

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 November 2022

It was the best day for Wall Street since 2020 and was it...wild. Data shows that inflation is easing and then it was off to the races. If the day ends in a Y…you know a Twitter story made the news. What happens if you rely on automation for your social media? We have a story that is truly amazing. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 10th 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: 

  • Data says inflation is waning;
  • What? Another Twitter story?  Sure;
  • Social Media automation can cause troubles;
  • They are called "forever chemicals" and it's trouble;
  • Mortgage rates are up again;
  • Housing confidence goes lower;
  • But wait! Did mortgage rates just drop?
  • The USPS actually made money, like lots of it;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Retailer pumping the breaks on fast delivery and why.

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 7 November 2022

Welcome back to a Monday and our business news headlines. Coming up today all of a sudden a recession is not, as they say, a slam dunk. Over the weekend the Wall Street Journal said Meta is planning some big layoffs. Also more news about the labor shortage and what that means. Welcome to the Monday edition of the business news headlines for the 7th day of November and 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 biggest investment bank tells us to relax a bit;
  • The story is that Facebook is laying off thousands;
  • Why the labor shortage may mean even more layoffs;
  • We know about older workers but younger folks?
  • Speaking of layoffs look to the housing sector next;
  • Are used car dealers making a killing? Could be;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • This school took away smartphones and the result?

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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