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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. 

Cool It! With Radiator Supply House

We all pretty much take it for granted. Inside the engine area is a radiator and the primary job is to cool the engine. If the radiator loses coolant or is damaged the engine over heats and you've got big trouble. Here you're going to meet Will Garrett who is the president of Radiator Supply House based in Sweet Home, Oregon. They manufacture and design radiators for a host of industries from agriculture to construction to automobiles. And, listen to his take on working with employees. It could be the magic sauce your company might use for recruitment and retention. Here is Will Garrett on his family business.

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 October 2022

It's a Throwback Thursday and if you followed along on our social media channels you got to see, and hear, some stuff that dates back several years.  But, for today: It was an historic day on Wall Street and we’ll share. what made it so astounding. Good news for retirees who will get a massive cost of living increase and mortgage rates hit a 20 year high.  IT’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 13th day of October, 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: 

  • A massive reversal for Wall Street and why;
  • An historic increase in Social Security payments;
  • Mortgage rates are climbing again will they go higher?
  • IKEA is celebrating. Hey, at least somebody is;
  • A massive grocery store merger?
  • Taco Bell takes on a classic "comfort food";
  • Nike has too much inventory so...
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And the serious drop in ACT scores.

Those stories and we go "Out to Lunch" with John Norwood who is running to become the next Secretary of Agriculture for the State of Iowa.  We kick off our conversation with "Quick Bites" three questions each of our guests get and you can hear that...here.  Then we get into an amazing conversation about a host of issues impacting Iowa and consumers. Everything from soils to water to population losses, to alternative crops, how to get more farmers into farming and more.  He also talks about the Iowa Farm Bill that wraps so much of this together. Even if you don't live on a farm or in Rural Iowa this is a powerful conversation about new ideas and direction. You can hear that conversation 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. 

 

Out to Lunch with John Norwood for Secretary of Agriculture

We love taking thought leaders "Out to Lunch" and talk about the issues that impact millions.  Today our lunch guest is John Norwood who is running to become the next Secretary of Agriculture for the State of Iowa. Here we take a deep dive into one of the biggest businesses in the Hawkeye State...farming.  We'll talk about current farming practices, soil, water, population troubles in rural counties, how to save the family farm, alternative crops that matter, how to get more farmers into the business and his idea of an Iowa Farm Bill that wraps so much of this together. Some stunning ideas from John Norwood.  Take a listen! 

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 10 August 2022

It was a major surprise as the new inflation numbers came in and shocked Wall Street.  It's the business news headlines for Wednesday the 10th day of August, thanks for being here.  And, stick around for a major story that will have a huge impact on consumers, retailers, farmers and restaurants.  No, really.  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 surprising news about inflation;
  • The Ford Lightening price could be scary;
  • Schools resume but where are the teachers;
  • Boeing starts delivery of new aircraft;
  • Biden addresses inflation concerns;
  • Disney adds more streaming customers;
  • Papa Johns is changing...pizza;
  • Coca Cola has a "dreamy" new flavor;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Google tells Apple to get the message.

For the interview you'll meet Chad Tentinger the founder of Cattlemen's Heritage which, in his words, is a way to save the family farm.  Think beef production in a whole new way from technology, to great pay, benefits, increased profit to farmers, less risk and more.  Oh...and his plan will allow you the consumer to know much more about what you are buying or ordering in restaurants right down to the farm the animal came from.  This is...big and you can hear our conversation 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. 

Saving Family Farms with Cattlemen’s Heritage

If you've been associated with the agriculture community you know we've all heard it before...the saving of the family farm. Well, this story might meet that objective. Here is Chad Tentinger a cattle producer from Iowa who, for the past three years had devoted his time and money in the creation of Cattlemen's Heritage a whole new way to do beef production that not only pays producers well but also uses some amazing technology to allow consumers to know exactly where their steak came from. In addition the state of the art facility will pay premium wages, have an in-house daycare, health facility and more. Farmers, Ranchers, Retailers and Consumers need to spend some time with Chad Tentinger.

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. 

A Small Business Grows to Meet Increased Demand - Meet Pat Russell

We love helping folks tell the story of their business. How they got started, who they serve, what growing pains they've been through. Entrepreneurs the world over know all about each of those issues and more.  Today we're sitting down with Pat Russell the founder of Russell's Tractor Parts located in Scottsboro, Alabama. Pat has been pushing iron for years and he's now in partnership with his son Trey who happens to be the president of the National Tractor Parts Dealer Association. That too is something Pat Russell knows plenty about. Enjoy...we sure did! Also, a remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. 

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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