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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 25 November 2022

After taking yesterday off it was a bit of a struggle to get back in the flow. Welcome to the Friday, November 25 edition of the business news headlines. Glad you are with us again today. Much to get to...so let's get started.  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:

  • Black Friday is...struggling and why;
  • Here we go again: Twitter Verified;
  • The holiday movie scene ain't what it was;
  • The IRS to add 87,000 agents and what that means;
  • McDonald's has launched a big meat deal;
  • But it's in the U.K.;
  • Is this fast food chain running a scam?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Paid Time Off: Hard to come by for many.

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 - 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 11 November 2022

It is the evening of Veteran's Day. We hope you had the opportunity to thank a vet for their service. Just ahead: The confusion over at Twitter is…uhm…still a dumpster fire.  Wakanda Forever is at the box office and Disney hopes it’s a hit. Welcome to the Friday, November 11th edition of the business news headlines.  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: 

  • Is Twitter imploding?
  • Wakanda Forever might be a huge blockbuster;
  • The markets gained and so too did oil;
  • Restaurants raising prices and getting called out;
  • And, yes, we have a list.
  • Consumers still sour on the economy but, there is a but;
  • He went from billions to broke in less than a week;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • What is the right way to quit post pandemic?

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 November 2022

Yes, it is the day after the Midterms and not everything went according to plan it would seem. Is it safe to say that Twitter is a dumpster fire? There have been some confusing things going on. We told you that credit card rates are rising…but by how much? Also a shocking story from an oil refiner says all you need to know about…greed?  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 9th 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: 

  • Confusion abounds over at Twitter;
  • Credit Card Rates - Through the roof;
  • This refiner is cutting jobs and boosting shareholders;
  • The Meta jobs cut is, in a word, massive;
  • But then what happened to its stock price?
  • The "Red Wave" hit a "Blue Wall" and that is a worry;
  • Netflix has a game we think you'll love;
  • The biggest bakery chain is making major changes;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Meta employees are speaking out. We have two examples. 

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 November 2022

One thing is for sure, by the end of the day we'll no longer be seeing what has been a raft of negative political ads and no matter where you sit that should be a welcome change.  In the business news headlines we're looking at how the rich and wealthy are throwing lavish parties and drinking $1,000 bottles of wine while most Americans are pinching pennies. Meanwhile how high might grocery prices go?  We have some thoughts. Sure the mid-terms are a big deal but…a report due out on Thursday might be even bigger. It's the Tuesday, November 8th edition of the business news headlines. 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 tale of two very different Americas;
  • New numbers for how high grocery prices might go;
  • The report on Thursday might be the big story of the week;
  • New numbers about the used car market and Carvana;
  • Which state might pass legal pot today? 
  • Facebook layoffs to hit sooner than we thought;
  • Consumers, Credit Cards and Spending;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Oil prices fell again;
  • Pay transparency it really isn't.

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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