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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 3 November 2022

Once again it is Friday Eve and we've got the business news headlines for you.MPL_and_IOB95ycp.jpg  Like what? Generation Z is changing the workplace. How are they doing that?  We have a list. Holiday buying to increase slightly but, there is a but.  Amazon is hitting the pause button on hiring and why. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 3rd 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 Gen Z is doing when it comes to the workplace;
  • The National Retail Federation says holiday sales will increase;
  • But, there is a but about that;
  • Amazon hitting the pause button on hiring and why;
  • Yet another tech company laying off workers;
  • Crude Oil below $88.00 a barrel;
  • It's National Sandwich Day...we'll share some deals;
  • How much is Apple worth? The number will shock you;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More news out of Twitter and it ain't pretty.

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 November 2022

Midweek and here are the business news headlines from today: The Fed boostsMPL_and_IOB95ycp.jpg interest rates and Wall Street has a fit...did it ever.  Spotify and Apple are fighting it out and it's in the media. This is the business news headlines for Wednesday the 2nd 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: 

  • The Fed, Wall Street and Interest Rates;
  • Spotify vs. Apple it's a mess and not ideal;
  • $10 billion from two drugstore giants;
  • Would you pay a company to work there?
  • Vice President Harris announces home heating relief;
  • The headline: Walmart Crushes Amazon....can that be right?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Payrolls and Wages are up...for some...down for others.

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 31 October 2022

And a Happy Halloween to you and yours.  Here in the Des Moines, Iowa Metro many communities do "Beggar's Night" the evening before Halloween because in 1938 some folks got out of hand and tipped over outhouses. Not making that up.  What's in the news? That Verified Blue Check on Twitter…worth $240 a year? The Dow has its biggest monthly gain since 1976 and Elon Musk and a conspiracy theory about Paul Pelosi….  And, it’s just the beginning.  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: 

  • We're not sure charging for verification is a good thing;
  • The Dow and 1976;
  • Musk, Pelosi and Conspiracy Theories;
  • The USPS has a strange warning out;
  • A deeper dive into interest rates and the Fed;
  • Some big names see a slowdown in consumer spending;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The SCOTUS about to hear a massive case about the Internet.

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. 

More Than Words with Kirsten D. Anderson

We recorded this conversation before her book was out. Meet Kirsten Anderson speaker and now author of "More than Words - Turn Me Too into I Said Something". For some of you you may remember that Kirsten delt with workplace ssexual harassment while at the Iowa Legislature. Those issues prompted legal action and Kirsten was awarded $1.75 million. Here we talk, a bit about that, but more importantly why she wrote the book. She will tell you this is a "how to" book for people who are dealing with workplace harassment. Meet Kirsten Anderson oh, and yes, you can now order her book. 

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 16 September 2022

Welcome to Friday and to another weekend. In the news, what FedEx said was a total shock to the world of business, the markets faltered again today and Bed Bath and Beyond is closing more than 50 stores…we’ll share where. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 16th of September, 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: 

  • Could FedEx statement be a leading indicator of a recession;
  • The markets tumbled and oil gained a bit;
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond closing stores we've got a list;
  • Consumers more bullish on the economy than economists;
  • Credit card skimmers and how to protect yourself;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • What's in a name? Maybe losing out on a great job.

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 September 2022

Midweek and welcome back! You know, the last thing the economy needs is a rail strike…but looks like it’s what we get. The markets closed up…slightly and there was some good inflation news….about wholesale prices.  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 14th of September, 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 looming rail strike and what that means;
  • Amtrack already cuts service;
  • The markets closed up as did oil;
  • Good inflation news from wholesale prices;
  • Job postings and wage transparency is a deal;
  • Germany sold its stake in Lufthansa;
  • California goes after Amazon;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More layoffs coming to Silicon Valley.

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 September 2022

It's the Mid-Week Edition and welcome back! It was a “Far Out Event” for Apple, Oil prices sink even lower and the markets were on fire today.  Welcome back to the Business News Headlines for Wednesday the 7th of September, glad you’re 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: 

  • It was "Far Out" with Apple today;
  • Stocks picked up steam;
  • Oil fell big time yet again;
  • The housing slowdown is real. Details:
  • Laid Off? Not to worry plenty of opportunities out there;
  • Huge theater chain declares bankruptcy;
  • Scams are heating up. What to watch for;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Three things to beware of in job listings.

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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