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The Business News Headlines 8 December 2022

Welcome to the Thursday Edition of the Business News Headlines! Some odd news in the cast this evening from oil to giddy investors on Wall Street.  Why so happy? You won't believe it. Lots of things to get through today and grateful you are with us again.  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 were warned.  Yes?
  • Consumers flock to Rent the Runway but...
  • Investors are giddy about what they say is good news;
  • But is it?
  • Ford has found a way to cut staff and help at the same time;
  • The New York Times strike is a thing;
  • Ice Cream, Italy and Iowa;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • TikTok banned in  yet another state.

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 December 2022

Back with you mid-week and a reminder today is Pearl Harbor Day. We just don't want you to lose sight of "The day that will live in infamy." The words of President Franklin Roosevelt. Lots of things to get through today and grateful you are with us again.  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:

  • Rejoice Rural America GM will have you covered;
  • Coca-Cola is upping its marketing game for Christmas;
  • The most searched term on Google for 2022 was...
  • Carvana in some serious trouble;
  • Wireless Advocates shuts down leaving Costco a problem;
  • Watch out Taco Bell and Chipotle there are changes coming;
  • NYT employees are fed up and going on a 24 hour strike;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • How much money did Amazon lose due to an outage?  Yikes!!

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 5 December 2022

Welcome once again to a brand new week and some of the top business news stories to get you up to speed.  Stick around for the interview as we learn why Rural Iowa business person Patrick Palmer has, over the years, befriended dozens of aging adult film stars and what he does to help them out. It's quite the story.  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:

  • Nike cuts ties with yet another star;
  • A car rental company just settled over 300 cases of wrongful arrest reports;
  • Delta pilots pick up a 34% raise;
  • Lower rates and oil at $40 a barrel?  That is the prediction;
  • Homes are flying off the market listing and why;
  • The food delivery settlement made news;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • What's this Chatbot all about?  We'll share.

He is a returning guest and this time Patrick Palmer has a story about aging adult film actors and his efforts to help them. How and why does this Rural Iowa businessperson and City Council member befriend dozens of current and former entertainers? And, why has he brought several to Iowa?  The answers to those questions may surprise you. It's a hobby that has turned into a business. We found the conversation to be very interesting. To listen, 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 2 December 2022

Welcome back and the weekend is here. A programing note that we're back on the air with the business week in review and only on News/Talk 1540 KXEL this Sunday at Noon Central and yes, we stream. On tap is an interesting story about an Iowan who has befriended dozens of adult film actors and actresses and why. It is quite the story. 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:

  • Well THIS was not supposed to happen;
  • What if we're being conned with this recession talk?
  • Russian oil and the $60 cap;
  • Retail theft and where are thieves selling their loot?
  • People are leaving states for a couple of reasons;
  • Insulin and Kansas, a big story;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Bank bonuses are sinking. We know....awww.

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 November 2022

We're kicking things off on the Tuesday Evening talking about beer and the world cup. So what do you do with millions of gallons of brew? Even with the threat of a railroad strike…Christmas is not cancelled. Starbucks ups its battle with the union. It’s the Business News Headlines for Tuesday the 22nd 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:

  • Beer and FIFA and Qatar;
  • "Christmas is not cancelled";
  • Starbucks and unions...oh my;
  • Bob Iger makes some big changes at Disney;
  • Elon and Tesla and net worth;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Inside the FTX mess...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 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 4 November 2022

Yes, it's finally Friday and here is what's going on from our business news desk:MPL_and_IOB95ycp.jpg The weekend we do something...well what doctors tell us we should not do. More cost cutting over at Twitter and now legal issues abound. Oh, and advertisers are bailing out of support for the social media company. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 4th 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's wrong with Daylight Savings? Ask the doctors;
  • Elon Musk making employee cuts and legal issues ahead;
  • Oh, yes advertisers are bailing out and we've got a list;
  • The markets and the October Jobs Report;
  • Mortgage rates and your local taxes. Yes, a link;
  • Food executives say they will continue to raise prices;
  • And, they are confident you'll continue to buy;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, folks fleeing high costs and moving to small towns.

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 October 2022

Welcome to a brand new business week! If you scouted the business news headlines it was pretty much…doom and gloom. From Bank of America and job losses to JP Morgan warning of a recession. It’s been a day. This is Insight on Business and the Business News headlines for Monday the 10th 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: 

  • Bank of America and Job Losses;
  • JP Morgan Chase warns of a recession;
  • The markets ended lower but it could have been worse;
  • We'll take a deeper dive into the jobs report;
  • Social Security raises and why it matters;
  • A McDonald's manager goes viral about kiosks;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some layoffs at Spotify think podcasts.

Those stories and the interview is with Kirsten Anderson who has just released a book, "More Than Words" which she hopes will help people who, like her, face sexual harassment in the workplace.  Kirsten made the news a couple of years ago when she won a $1.75 million dollar settlement with Iowa over harassment issues at the Iowa Legislature. To listen to our conversation just 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. 

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 7 October 2022

The weekend is upon us and we're glad you're here again today.  The big question is: What’s behind Saudi Arabia and thumbing their nose at the U.S.? The jobs report came out today and Wall Street sank…  It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 7th day of October, great, as always, to have you 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: 

  • Oil, Saudi Arabia and the White House;
  • The jobs report spooked investors and why;
  • Some history about job numbers;
  • New cars are coming but can Americans afford them?
  • Another issue - We're losing truck drivers;
  • Speaking of Trucks news from Tesla...finally;
  • A judge struck down a student loan challenge;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Are employers putting too much attention to Gen Z?

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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