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The Business News Headlines 20 January 2022

Once again, coming to you from a very chilly Kansas City, Missouri it's the Business News Headlines for Thursday the 20th of January. Oh, and check the photo in our Twitter Stream...think...Mahomes...that was fun.  Here's what we've got for you today:

  • Unable to hold the rally Wall Street fell;
  • Grocery stores and large profits but savings;
  • The five lowest paying companies...yes, we have a list;
  • Styrofoam and the way to recycle it;
  • The number of workers out due to COVID...
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Amazon about to disrupt again.

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 January 2021

It's the business news headlines and not one word here about the January 6th insurrection in Washington D.C. last year. We try really hard to stick to business and not...politics. So, let's go!

  • Does the 4-day work week...work?
  • Wall Street closed lower and why;
  • Back to the office? Maybe not;
  • More workers calling in sick;
  • A fourth jab may be in your future;
  • Brand new a Taco "subscription";
  • New jobless claims are up but...
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The Great Resignation is also the Great Reshuffle.

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 December 2021

It was another rough day on Wall Street and we'll share that story and click ahead for Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview. But, first the news:

  • Stocks fell again today and why;
  • No more "cooking with gas" in NYC;
  • The "Never Ending Pasta Bowl" may be ending;
  • Oregon grocery store chains to replace striking workers;
  • Episodes of The Apprentice and legal issues in the news;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The December we didn't want to...remember.

Those stories and Stuff to Do in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. We've got ballet, music, light shows the East Village event and so much more.  Click here to listen!

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 December 2021

Our newscast comes out of Iowa where yesterday we saw a freak storm rage across the state causing property damage and the life of a truck driver. A reminder of the power of the weather.  Wind gusts as high as 85 mph...we're fine and grateful.  In the business news headlines:

  • Millions quit their jobs...and why;
  • The markets sagged today and we'll share why;
  • McDonald's claws back $105 million in severance;
  • The fastest selling vehicle in the U.S. is...
  • Employees at a candle factory in Kentucky are suing;
  • Buy Now - Pay Later is getting a hard look;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Texans are quitting their jobs in mass.

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 December 2021

It was a stunning afternoon as Wall Street collected itself and the markets roared. We'll have those details and more this evening. Meanwhile here in Central Iowa we're watching a huge storm heading east through the state with multiple tornado warnings and winds up to 95 miles per hour.  

  • The movement on Wall Street was remarkable;
  • Microsoft employees are talking wages and more;
  • Kraft will pay you NOT to use cream cheese;
  • A deeper dive into what the Fed is doing;
  • Air Bus vs. Boeing in airplane sales;
  • Apple has closed three stores and why;
  • Yet another story about gambling and revenues;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Heard of "Boomerang Employees? You will today.

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 December 2021

Hey, it's Friday Eve and welcome back to the business news headlines. Also, stick around after the news and meet young Alison Haider who recently signed on with Tero International.  It's a fun conversation with you person just starting everything...new.  In the news today:

  • We have not seen this since 1969;
  • There is now a union at Starbucks;
  • Economists urge Boomers to "un-retire";
  • "Where have all the workers gone?" We've got answers;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Amazon get hit with another big fine.

Those stories plus my conversation with Alison Haider who is the new Learning Specialist at Tero International. It's always great to listen to a young person just starting out and everything is...new.  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.

Meet Alison Haider from Tero International

One of the great things we get to do is interview a wide variety of people. Folks that have been in business for decades to those who are just starting out. Today our focus is on Alison Haider who is experiencing a new job, a new company and a new community. Alison is the Learning Specialist at Tero International. Here we talk about her new world away from Northfield, Minnesota, what she is learning about the business world and a bit about her love of theater. It's always fun to chat with young people who are really excited about their career path.  Meet Alison! 

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 8 December 2021

There is some good news coming out today about Pfizer and the Omicron Variant and that kicks us off today...thanks for being with us.

  • The news is welcome but, get the booster;
  • Kellogg's says it will replace 1,400 striking workers...but;
  • There is a massive meat recall and we'll share;
  • Costco is trying to keep you from Amazon and how;
  • "It's a huge gamble" that about Dollar Tree;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • He says he is sorry...

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 December 2021

Oh, what a difference a day makes.  Investors took to the buying mode today even as yet another case of the Omicron variant was found in Minnesota. Here's what we've got for you today:

  • The markets surge for two reasons;
  • Some oil pricing news;
  • Hey, Minnesota you get the FIRST;
  • A new survey studies the labor shortage;
  • More diversity is happening...at least in movies;
  • The Tesla move to Texas is done...well, sort of;
  • CEO's moaning about high costs...but not record profits;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Square is now Block...go figure.

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 November 2021

The day before the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving and we're still at it. A programing note we're off tomorrow but to keep you in the business news "fix" we'll be posting up some of our long-form interviews from our Out to Lunch series. That's where we take thought leaders out to lunch and then record our conversation. And, it's something we hope to bring back in the new year.  But, for today...here's what we've got for you.

  • After the UAW strike John Deere shares some numbers;
  • The new unemployment numbers the lowest in over 50 years;
  • Economic growth figures revised;
  • Still American's are grumpy even with the good news;
  • West Coast ports are doing a better job off-loading ships;
  • Oil prices dropped today and nobody got the numbers right;
  • UPS wants 100,000 holiday workers but, yeah, there is a but;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The beauty company Lush says goodbye to social media and why.

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.

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