Insight On Business the News Hour

The Business News Headlines 29 September 2022

Once again, coming to you from on the road it's the business news headlines. Today, Wall Street gave up it’s Wednesday gains, think mortgage rates are high now…we've got a history lesson and used cars spike in price yet again…It’s the Thursday business news headlines for the 29th of September coming to you once again from the road in Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Iowa.  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: 

  • It was an ugly day on Wall Street and why;
  • Mortgage Rates and a History Lesson;
  • Used cars are becoming "unaffordable";
  • Do not pay employees with coins;
  • It's still National Coffee Day and we'll list where;
  • Amazon has raised wages...again'
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, more layoff news in the news.

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 27 September 2022

Welcome back! Yesterday our crew took the day off in honor of the Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah. Something similar will happen next week as the Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur will keep us out of the studio.  So, now you know... In the news: Home sales rebound in August, consumers continue to be optimistic about the economy…meanwhile Wall Street sinks yet again. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 27th day of September. 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: 

  • In spite of everything home sales rose in August;
  • Consumers weigh in on the future of the U.S. economy;
  • Costing more or less to rent? Some new numbers are out;
  • Inflation pushed the 10-Year T-Bill to near 4%;
  • Will the stock market get "over it"? Asked and answered;
  • Businesses in Hong Kong are pushing the government to open up;
  • Florida is bracing for Hurricane Ian and the potential damage cost;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Wages and the new normal of "job hopping".

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 21 September 2022

It's Mid-Week and welcome back! The Fed goes big on yet another rate increase and the markets slumped. Home sales have fallen by as much as 20 percent from last year and gas prices start to creep up.  It’s Insight on Business News Headlines for Wednesday the 21st day of September, thanks for being 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: 

  • The Fed and Wall Street;
  • Oil slumps yet again;
  • Home sales crater by 20% and why;
  • Gas prices creep up and why;
  • GM closes reservations on the Hummer EV;
  • The slow RTO hits yet another segment;
  • Selling a pesticide as a COVID disinfectant?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • A fast-casual sandwich chain is "on fire".

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. 

The Business News Headlines 25 August 2022

Welcome back!  So, mortgage Rates have jumped again, Wall Street does a major turnaround (that surprised many) and FedEx partners threaten to stop holiday deliveries.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 25th day of August, thanks for being 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: 

  • Rising rates put the hurt on housing;
  • A surprise from Wall Street and a word about oil;
  • Just in time for the holidays...more shipping issues;
  • Layoffs may be a good thing as workers finding  jobs quickly;
  • Let's talk about the real reason there is inflation....shocking;
  • Increasing profits by shrinking product;
  • Credit Card Interest rates...up and may go higher;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some good news from the IRS?  Yep.

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 August 2022

Here's some big news, in at least a dozen U.S. cities wages in June jumped up by 150 bucks a week and we'll share where.  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 3rd day of August…thanks, everybody, for being with us again today.  Also, a 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:

  • In one city wages are up by 40% a week;
  • Wall Street got back to business today;
  • Interest rate pressure on mortgage loans;
  • The data says fewer people are going to Walmart;
  • Meanwhile, Walmart announced job cuts;
  • Equifax and bad credit reports;
  • Tyson Foods thumbing their nose at a subpoena;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Nervous CEO's cutting swag to dinners to office space.

For the interview you'll meet entrepreneur Pat Russell who, along with his son Trey, have a ever growing agricultural parts business, Russell's Tractor Parts in Scottsboro, Alabama. It's a great story of change and partnership and 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 21 July 2022

In yet another surprise U.S. jobless claims were up and over expectations. and that caused us to do a double take.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 21st of July, thanks, as always, everybody for being here. And, a reminder that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Those jobless numbers surprised and what that means;
  • Wall Street posted another winning day;
  • Fighting unions this time Chipotle? 
  • More corporate job cuts announced;
  • EV prices and consumer reluctance but, there is a but;
  • Snap stock...well, snaps;
  • Consumers and brand loyalty. You need to hear this;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Americans now priced out of...America?

For the interview we're talking with Ro Crosbie the President/CEO of Tero International about the opportunities and the challenges of the remote workforce. How can leaders better position their workers and those teams? What should they know in advance and how can they become a motivating factor? Asked and answered right 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 11 July 2022

Tech Stocks tumbled today…and we’ll share why.  It’s the business news headlines for Monday the 11th day of July…thanks for being with us. and we're grateful, as always that you're with us again today. Also, remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Tech stocks take a beating;
  • Banks to kick off earnings reports;
  • Walmart: Creamer or Whitener?
  • Oh, those Walmart sales....
  • It won't die: Costco and the hot dog combo;
  • Gas prices continue to tumble;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The Uber whistleblower story.

For the interview: What about student loans? The interest rate? Does it matter if you borrow from a non-profit? Meet Steve McCullough from ISL Education Lending where those questions are all asked and answered. Our best advice is to share this conversation with those you know that may be headed off to a college, university or trade school. Information is critical for the future of the student and...family. To listen to that, 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 1 July 2022

Earlier it was all about Meta getting lean…today it’s about pushing people…out? Hey, it's just...business.  And, this is the business news headlines for Friday the first day of July…thanks for being here and may you have a fantastic Canada Day and 4th of July Holiday. A reminder that you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Zuckerberg: "We're turning up the heat..."
  • Property Taxes and Big Box in Kansas;
  • Kohls no longer dealing for that sale;
  • How may Hummer EV's are built in a day?
  • GM builds 95,000 vehicles without some parts;
  • Lilly Tomlin, Ford and dead pigs;
  • McDonald's Russia re-brand: "Ain't the same.";
  • Exxon and monster profits; as you pump your gas;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • American manufacturing is slowing down.

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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