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The Business News Headlines 4 November 2022

Yes, it's finally Friday and here is what's going on from our business news desk:MPL_and_IOB95ycp.jpg The weekend we do something...well what doctors tell us we should not do. More cost cutting over at Twitter and now legal issues abound. Oh, and advertisers are bailing out of support for the social media company. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 4th day of November, 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: 

  • What's wrong with Daylight Savings? Ask the doctors;
  • Elon Musk making employee cuts and legal issues ahead;
  • Oh, yes advertisers are bailing out and we've got a list;
  • The markets and the October Jobs Report;
  • Mortgage rates and your local taxes. Yes, a link;
  • Food executives say they will continue to raise prices;
  • And, they are confident you'll continue to buy;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, folks fleeing high costs and moving to small towns.

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 31 October 2022

And a Happy Halloween to you and yours.  Here in the Des Moines, Iowa Metro many communities do "Beggar's Night" the evening before Halloween because in 1938 some folks got out of hand and tipped over outhouses. Not making that up.  What's in the news? That Verified Blue Check on Twitter…worth $240 a year? The Dow has its biggest monthly gain since 1976 and Elon Musk and a conspiracy theory about Paul Pelosi….  And, it’s just the beginning.  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: 

  • We're not sure charging for verification is a good thing;
  • The Dow and 1976;
  • Musk, Pelosi and Conspiracy Theories;
  • The USPS has a strange warning out;
  • A deeper dive into interest rates and the Fed;
  • Some big names see a slowdown in consumer spending;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The SCOTUS about to hear a massive case about the Internet.

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 October 2022

Welcome to Friday and the upcoming weekend. So, what's up? Record profits and the stock market. Elon Musk will have to pay fired Twitter executives nearly 200 million and anxious Twitter users who wish to leave find they have few alternatives. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 28th 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: 

  • It was the biggest day for the markets since spring;
  • Fired Twitter executives get cash;
  • There are few alternatives to Twitter;
  • Employers boost wages again but, there is a but;
  • Consumers are still buying and what they think;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • It's a sweet deal over at Hershey's.

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 October 2022

Welcome to Mid-Week. One of the last things we need is more disruption in the supply chain but that's what we might get as yet another union rejected the latest agreement with the railroads. And, just in time for Halloween…candy prices are, you guessed it…up.  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 26th of October…glad 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's what we've got for you today: 

  • Railroad workers turn back an offer and it's not about money;
  • What's driving consumers to the Chevy Bolt? We'll tell;
  • Consumers spending billions on Halloween;
  • It was a wild day on Wall Street;
  • Looks like Harley-Davidson is...back!
  • Federal dollars for low income families and anti-abortion sites;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Twitter employees headed to the exit ahead of the Musk takeover.

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 October 2022

Welcome to Friday...ah the weekend could not be here sooner. Here's what's going on: Work From Home takes a backseat to now…Work When Ever”. Can we ditch 9 to 5? Speaking of work the IRS increases the amount of money you can contribute to your 401k. And the markets roared Friday on a hope and a prayer.  It’s the business news headlines for the 21st 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:  

  • Ditching 9 to 5? A new survey says it's hot;
  • The IRS with even more good news, really;
  • The markets roared on a hope and prayer;
  • Growing concern over the holiday shopping season;
  • Some numbers about credit card interest rates;
  • We'll take a deep dive into pet insurance;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Elon Musk, Twitter, The White House and more.

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 October 2022

Welcome to a brand new business week! If you scouted the business news headlines it was pretty much…doom and gloom. From Bank of America and job losses to JP Morgan warning of a recession. It’s been a day. This is Insight on Business and the Business News headlines for Monday the 10th day of October, 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: 

  • Bank of America and Job Losses;
  • JP Morgan Chase warns of a recession;
  • The markets ended lower but it could have been worse;
  • We'll take a deeper dive into the jobs report;
  • Social Security raises and why it matters;
  • A McDonald's manager goes viral about kiosks;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some layoffs at Spotify think podcasts.

Those stories and the interview is with Kirsten Anderson who has just released a book, "More Than Words" which she hopes will help people who, like her, face sexual harassment in the workplace.  Kirsten made the news a couple of years ago when she won a $1.75 million dollar settlement with Iowa over harassment issues at the Iowa Legislature. To listen to our conversation 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 4 October 2022

Welcome back to the Tuesday Edition of the Business News Headlines. A programming note: Our business headlines will not air tomorrow due to the holiday of Yom Kippur...we're all in shul.  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 markets rallied big time;
  • Musk changes his mind about Twitter;
  • An update on the 4-day work week study;
  • Brands that YOU are kicking to the curb...a list;
  • This brand going retail after 76 years of door-to-door;
  • Job openings in the U.S. Up or down?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The class was "too hard" so the professor was...fired.

Those stories PLUS you'll meet two mayors from two very different towns. Donny Hobbs is the mayor of tiny Lohrville, Iowa population 381 and John Haila is the mayor of Ames, Iowa population 60,000. So are their issues similar or very different?  We enjoyed this conversation and think you might too.  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. 

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 30 August 2022

It wasn't that long ago that some retailers were saying they would offer steep discounts to lure shoppers. Now some are singing a different tune and are going to “pack and hold", the stock market slid again and the real reason we’re 4 million homes short in the U.S.  Those stories and more on this edition of Insight on Business – Headline News for Tuesday the 30th of August…thanks for being here 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: 

  • Pack & Hold or Sell It Off;
  • Big Lots is getting back to lower prices;
  • The markets tanked again and so too did oil;
  • Why are we 4 million homes short in the U.S.?
  • The lawyers for Elon Musk are busy...think Twitter;
  • The U.S. is reshoring jobs at a crazy pace;
  • Gas prices have now fallen for 70 days stright;
  • Consumer confidence is up;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Flying? Airlines say they will struggle for months.

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

A whistle-blower at Twitter makes some big news today that might impact Elon Musk. The markets…wobbled today and the Lyft driver who showed up on foot…no, really Those stories and more in this edition of the Business News Headlines for Tuesday the 23rd day of August, 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:

  • Twitter, Cyber-Security and Elon Musk;
  • The Markets fell again today but slightly;
  • The "Lyft Rickshaw Ride". And the Go Fund Me link;
  • Depressing Data;
  • The Dragons and HBO+;
  • Many say layoffs are coming but there is a...but;
  • Consumer are buying different things says Macy's;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • We are, it seems, hanging up on Zoom.

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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