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The Business News Headlines 18 April 2022

Welcome back from the holiday weekend. Our hope is that you had a couple of days filled with family and friends and a meaningful time together. Here's what we've got for you today:

  • More Twitter drama from Jack Dorsey;
  • Want to build something? Better use U.S. steel;
  • Some things have gone DOWN in price, we have a list;
  • Natural gas prices are up and temperatures are down;
  • Taco Bell is bringing back a "fan favorite";
  • Alex Jones and Infowars are in the news;
  • Amazon and Unions...yet another story;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • These people are not, ever, going back to work.

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 April 2022

Welcome back to another work week.  A reminder that the markets will be closed on Friday for the Good Friday and start of Passover. Today our first story is a shocking bit of news as we focus on folks that, even today, make less than fifteen-dollars an hour.

  • 50% of women of color make less than $15 an hour;
  • The link to Jim Crow?
  • Gas prices are trending lower and why;
  • Another tech giant to offer a stock split;
  • Recreational pot sales in New Jersey?  Could be.
  • Starbucks seeking a lawyer in union relations;
  • McDonald's closing stores and the impact on the bottom line;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Etsy sellers on strike and why.

Thanks for coming by!

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 April 2022

When "Big Oil" was asked to forgo bonuses and shareholder rewards to help Americans deal with the pain at the pump "Big Oil" said it was just a gimmick. Welcome to the Tuesday Edition of the business news headlines and here is what we've got for you:

  • Not interested...it's a "gimmick";
  • A Gas Stimulus Update;
  • A tough day on Wall Street;
  • A 19 year-old union organizer...fired;
  • Have you heard about...Cracker Jill?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Only a third of the work day is spent on...work?

For the interview: Not long ago I was invited to take part in one of the more than fifty Tero Clinics created by Tero International. I was asked to fill out a personal assessment and then, several weeks later, directed to attend a 90-minute Zoom event. Here Liz Cooney, the Director of Training for Tero International and I talk about that experience which, quite frankly, blew me away. To listen to that conversation click here.

Thanks for coming by!

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 March 2022

As talks between Ukraine and Russia, brokered by Turkey and Israel, continue there was a positive move on Wall Street. Also, at the end of the newscast make sure you click through for a conversation about the upcoming Black and Brown Business Summit. My guest is Terrence Thames and it's something you should hear...no matter where you live and work.  But, first the news:

  • Wall Street had a day and why;
  • The Biden Budget and Social Security;
  • It was a rough day for former President Trump;
  • Job openings and quits in February were huge;
  • The Millionaire Tax is a hot topic;
  • Tax dollars and fossil fuel subsidies;
  • Still wearing a mask in public?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • If your boss has an MBA watch your paycheck.

Those stories plus a conversation with Terrence Thames from the upcoming Black and Brown Business Summit. While this two day event is being hosted by the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce in Iowa it's something that can be seen and heard nationwide. And, when Terrence shares the names of two of the key presenters you'll be able to gauge the importance of the event.  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. 

 

27 March 2022 - Third News Slug from News/Talk 1540 KXEL

In case you missed our Week in Review newscast Sunday afternoon on News/Talk 1540 KXEL here are the headlines from the third segment.  News about:

  • Olive Garden 
  • Streaming and Cable Cutting
  • High Gas Prices and President Joe Biden
  • Applebee’s the Uproar Over Gas Prices
  • Packaging Dangers and Food
  • MSRP and Car Prices

Thanks for Listening! 

The Business News Headlines 22 March 2022

Welcome to the Tuesday, March 22nd Edition of the Business News Headlines. Today we've got stories about interest rate hikes, a follow up on a yacht stuck in Norway and more.  Let's go and thanks for being with us again today!

  • Chain restaurants in Russia not willing to close;
  • A U.S. company supporting workers who leave to fight;
  • Grubhub in trouble in D.C.;
  • Word is another rate hike is coming in May;
  • A health care merger is not happening and why;
  • Tesla opens in Germany and Elon is dancing;
  • Google has settled a labor relations complaint;
  • More on that Russian yacht stuck in Norway;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Looking to the high seas to battle high inflation.

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 March 2022

We are being told that the two hour video conference between President Biden and President Xi Jinping was a frank and honest discussion about Ukraine. The White House said after the call that Biden described the implications and consequences if China provides material support to Russia. Meanwhile Xi said that his country was not in favor of the war and had they known about it they would have tried to stop it. Two words, stay tuned.  In other business news:

  • The markets had a surprisingly good week;
  • Not every U.S. business has left Russia;
  • It's the battle of the dollar stores;
  • This CEO made over 22 million dollars last year;
  • But, that's not all his board got wealthy too;
  • GM to buy up shares of an autonomous vehicle;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Workers, perhaps yours, do not feel...valued.

Thanks for listening to this the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines.  We're back on the air this Sunday at Noon Central and only on News/Talk 1540 KXEL with the Business News, Week in Review.

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 March 2022

Welcome back and we're glad you're with us again today everybody. It's the 15th day of March and we've got some of the hottest business news stories for you. Plus, click ahead for the interview about Tupelo Honey a restaurant that has, now, 19 locations in second tier cities. Why is that and what is the culture behind the company. It will surprise you. But first the news:

  • The U.S. Senate passed a bill...no, really;
  • The price of oil came crashing down today;
  • Running for the Fed? Don't mention climate;
  • "Pssst, hey buddy, wanna buy some plastic knives?"
  • If Amazon and Alphabet go to the Dow who's kicked off;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Trading in full time jobs for part time and making more money.

And, click ahead for the interview featuring Steve Frabitore the Owner / CEO of Tupelo Honey as well as Executive Chef and V.P. of Culinary Eric Gabrynowicz. While a new restaurant opening isn't breaking news what this team is doing is breaking some long standing rules...and winning. To listen 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. 

The Business News Headlines 9 March 2022

As the fighting in Ukraine intensifies with now the shelling of a children's hospital in Mariupol and the civilian death toll there reaches 1,170. The world watches in horror as the Russian Army has clearly shifted to a war of terror. Meanwhile these stories are what we have for you today:

  • Oil prices retreated and the markets boomed;
  • Why does the U.S. import oil and how much;
  • When making decisions follow President Zelensky;
  • We're talking....pizza and consumers turned off by it;
  • Seizing yachts is one thing but what to do with them...
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Never say...never says Netflix. 

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 March 2022

Tuesday was much like Monday as the world watched what is going on with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Today President Zelensky of Ukraine spoke by video link to the British Parliament who gave the besieged leader a standing ovation.  Meanwhile here in the U.S. congressional leader have agreed to spend nearly $13.9 billion in aid directly to Ukraine. And, here is what we've got for you today:

  • Oil and a volatile market day;
  • The U.S. will stop buying Russian oil;
  • President Biden pushes back against critics;
  • McDonald's finally takes a stand;
  • But, they are not alone others make the same announcement;
  • Some tips on saving fuel;
  • A new player in the foot ware world;
  • Apple introduces a cheaper iPhone;
  • Amazon to gig-workers: "You now work for us.";
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Needed: Experts to advise companies on remote work.

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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