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 28 September 2022

Welcome back! The Bank of England says it will buy UK Debt and the markets roar, could food prices be impacted by Hurricane Ian and might Beyond Meat be…beyond saving?  Welcome to the Wednesday, September 28th edition of the Business News Headlines coming to you this week from Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Iowa the site of the 2022 Iowa League of Cities annual event. 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: 

  • How the Bank of England impacted Wall Street;
  • Orange Juice and Hurricane Ian;
  • Beyond Meat...Beyond Woke?
  • The price of oil shot up and why;
  • Amazon gives working from home a big nod;
  • You are about to meet "Purple";
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Social Media and Millions of Dollars.

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 20 September 2022

And, welcome to Tuesday everybody!  In the news, Walmart and Target are working together and it has to do with credit cards. The markets fell today and in another credit card story GOP attorneys general are threatening major credit card companies and it has to do with gun sales.  It’s the Tuesday September 20th edition of Insight on Business News Headlines grateful you are with us again today. 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: 

  • Those "obscene" credit card fees;
  • The markets fell again and so too did oil;
  • GOP attorneys general threaten credit card companies and why;
  • A restaurant to sue a customer over a $,3000 tip;
  • A lackluster harvest could spell more food troubles;
  • More union news out of the retail sector;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • More layoff news in the news.

Those stories plus we go OUT TO LUNCH with Diedre DeJear the Democratic Candidate for governor in the State of Iowa. We kick it off with "Quick Bites" three questions every guest gets and then dig into who Diedre is, what she stands for and her ideas about Iowa. It's quite a story and to listen to that conversation, over lunch, 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. 

The Business News Headlines 19 September 2022

Welcome to a brand new week! From our news desk: President Biden says the U.S. will get inflation under control….but…yes, there is a but.  Meanwhile the stock market was wacky today and will the Fed be disgraced if it fails to erase inflation?  Welcome to the Monday edition of Insight on Business and the business news headlines for the 19th of September, glad you’re here everybody.  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: 

  • President Biden on Inflation;
  • The markets were, in a word, wacky today;
  • What if the Fed...fails?
  • The most "overpriced" pizza chains are:
  • Homebuilders are not a happy bunch;
  • Ford is concerned about...parts;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Heard of "fake job postings"? You will today.

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 15 September 2022

Welcome back! While it’s safe to say there will be no rail strike…tomorrow we’re not yet out of the woods. Wall Street fell today but you folks are still buying stuff…surprising retail sales numbers are in the news.  Those stories and more in this edition of Insight on Business – News Headlines for Thursday the 15th day of September…thanks for being here. 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 railroad strike: We're still not out of the woods;
  • The markets fell again today as did oil;
  • Some surprising retail sales numbers;
  • Thursday Night Football with a twist;
  • Verizon is losing customers and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Might there be a "White Collar" recession?

Those stories and something "hyper-local" as I visit with Tyler Granger about the upcoming Windsor Heights, Iowa Book Fair.  Why do this on a national news program? Because we thought it's a great idea and something that can be done...anywhere to celebrate local writers. To listen to that conversation with Tyler and Julie Granger 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 13 September 2022

It was one of those days and some of it was not expected.  Key inflation numbers surprised and the markets reacted. Also today, Twitter made the news in two ways….It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 13th 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: 

  • Inflation surprised many and ticked back up;
  • That had an impact on the Markets and oil was up a tad;
  • Twitter whistleblower went before congress...ouch;
  • Meanwhile shareholders voted to move forward with the Musk sale;
  • Chrysler is saying goodbye to yet another model;
  • Starbuck to spend $450 million next year to do...what?
  • Retirees are unlikely to be hit too hard by inflation and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • RTO?  Some media people are not having it.

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 6 September 2022

Welcome back! We hope that, if in the U.S. you had a great Labor Day Weekend.  We enjoyed taking Monday off ourselves.  Summer’s over and now the battle begins…Return to the Office? The markets ended the day down again and will trickle down work in the UK?  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 6th day 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: 

  • Return or Not to Return...that is the question;
  • Markets struggled again today and why;
  • Trickle-Down Economics and the U.K.;
  • Companies boosting rewards to combat inflation;
  • Tragic news from Bed, Bath & Beyond;
  • McDonald's wants you to come in for Danish;
  • A big strike is looming, no...really big;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • E-Cigarette company Juul must pay up millions and why.

For the interview you'll learn more about Kiva a lending platform that charges zero interest, a hassle free application process and enjoys a 97% repayment history. What's the catch? Nothing. It's an amazing story with Kaitlyn Byers of Kiva/Iowa but...not to worry Kiva is national. To listen to that conversation 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 29 August 2022

Welcome to Monday! We’re talking baseball in a moment and the value of an old baseball card. Stocks continued their sell off, oil jumps up and who Owns More Land: Bill Gates, McDonald's or The Catholic Church? Those stories and more on this the Monday Edition of Insight on Business News Headlines for the 29th day of August…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 stunning auction price of a 1952 baseball card;
  • Stocks continue their sell-off and oil climbs;
  • Land ownership...who owns the most?
  • Jeff Bezos eats a McDonald's burger and tweets about it;
  • Robots are a thing but are they boosting productivity?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Google having RTO troubles.

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 26 August 2022

It was a lousy day on Wall Street, no, really. The Fed Chair Speaks and Stocks they did…tank. Millions of Americans have long Covid and the financial implication is huge.  It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 26th day of August, thanks, everybody for being with us again today.  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: 

  • Mr. Powell speaks and the markets tank;
  • Long Covid19 is costing $170 billion in lost wages;
  • Not to mention millions who can't take a job;
  • Pilots hired without even an interview;
  • Get ready for sticker shock from Ford;
  • FedEx fights back with a lawsuit;
  • Starbucks in trouble with the NLRB;
  • What? A fully autonomous restaurant?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • You know those passwords? A reported hack.

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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