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The Business News Headlines 8 April 2022

While the world reels from the carnage happening in Ukraine and the targeting of civilians by the Russian military that same conflict may have a sobering impact on the U.S. economy moving forward. And that is what gets us going on this Friday Edition of the business news headlines.

  • They say a recession is coming;
  • Meanwhile he says, not so fast;
  • Retailers and "Money Traps" we have a list;
  • Pushback against warehouse construction;
  • Tech jobs without massive student debt;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • So many concerts by so many artists but...

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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 Agri Parts Story with Caterina Ciani

The wonders of technology can put people together from all over the planet. Today we're in Bologna, Italy with my guest Caterina Ciani the marketing person for Agri Parts. Caterina moved from South Africa to Italy and landed a job with Agri Parts. We talk a bit about this manufacturing hub in the northern part of the country, plus the family business aspect of the company and the issue of high quality parts for agriculture.  We'll also chat a bit about how the company has been able to drive new sales records. A delightful conversation...join us.

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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 April 2022

Welcome back and we hope you had a great weekend. Wall Street started the day mixed but it came bouncing back especially in the tech heavy Nasdaq. We'll share those numbers in just a bit.  Kicking things off:

  • CEO pay numbers? Through the roof;
  • Mortgage rates are up...again;
  • Stuff that is sucking power and what to do;
  • He is now the biggest shareholder of Twitter;
  • The most popular truck in the U.S. is no longer;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • What's to happen with "Return to the Office?" Thoughts.

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 24 March 2022

Even as the invasion of Ukraine tops the news cycle President Biden is in Europe pressing for more help for Ukraine, announcing new sanctions and committing to taking in 100,000 refugees. Here's what we've got for you today:

  • Markets surge on Biden's remarks;
  • Some states are lifting their gas tax;
  • Congress considering action as well;
  • Mortgage rates are climbing faster than expected;
  • Breadsticks and Endless Salad in big demand;
  • Cutting the Cord is happening by the millions;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Boomers are moving...where to? It might surprise you.

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 23 March 2022

Welcome to the Business News Headlines for Wednesday the 23rd of March. It was a rough day on Wall Street as the major indexes all went red. That's the same story in Europe. What happened?  That answer is first up:

  • Stocks retreated and why;
  • The IRS says you might have to give back some cash;
  • What? A shortage of pizza dough? Say it ain't so!
  • Yet another move in the "Breakfast Wars";
  • That McPlant Burger...underwhelming and why;
  • The real reason gas prices are so high...might surprise you;
  • A shocking wage story for you;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The company is paying double time and...hiring!

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 7 March 2022

Again today, as it has for the past twelve days, the war in Ukraine dominated the news cycle.  The impact on global markets and the price of oil sent shudders through the various markets.  Here's what we've got for you today:

  • The Bears are out;
  • Boycott...McDonald's?
  • Inflation here and there;
  • Wisconsin to help restaurants;
  • Kohls to open up 100 small stores and more;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Congress and Russia...some big 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 22 February 2022

It's really about economics. The failed and flawed dream of resurrecting the Soviet Union, which in itself failed, is a significant danger to the world economy and our first story bears this out.  Here's what we've got for you on this 22nd day of February:

  • Winners, Losers and Russia;
  • The price of gold is up again;
  • AT&T shuts down 3G and what that means;
  • DIY project soar and Home Depot says, thank you;
  • Move over electric here comes hydrogen;
  • A new COVID update;
  • The National Guard back in D.C.?
  • Tesla hit with another racial lawsuit;
  • Labor troubles in Ohio;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Tech jobs head east and where? We'll share.

Speaking of technology this is an amazing conversation about the Farmers Business Network (FBN) that is, sort of the "Amazon of Agriculture".  My guest is one of the founders of FBN, Charles Barron.  You're going to learn much in this fascinating interview.  To listen, 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 February 2022

As we got ready to deliver the business news headlines we got a report that Russian President Putin has ordered troops into separatist regions of Ukraine once again ratcheting up tensions there. Perhaps its a good thing the markets are closed today.  Here's what we've got for you:

  • In December Russia imported lots of...cash;
  • Yes there will be a rate hike but by how much;
  • Starbucks fires a worker who helped start a union;
  • More Starbucks locations are moving toward unionization;
  • Could Apple be...next;
  • McDonald's, Pigs and a Billionaire...in the news;
  • We've got a "Burning Ship" update;
  • Some surprising news out of Harley-Davidson;
  • And, finally sleeping like it's 1802 is...vintage.

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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