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The Business News Headlines 30 November 2022

It is the final day of November 2022 and the markets finished strong. That story and more are just ahead and thanks much 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 HR Department at Twitter has been busy;
  • Fed Chair Powell on the future of rate hikes;
  • What? The GDP in the US....up and by a bunch?
  • The Four-Day Workweek study is complete;
  • CNN starts laying off staff as advertising revenue declines;
  • Word to the wise: Now is NOT the time to cut marketing;
  • Grocery merger under the microscope;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Jobs and Job Cuts and Quits...oh my.

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 November 2022

We kick things off with a story about consumers, confidence and facts that do not make sense. Then yet another company making demands of their workers...will it work? For the interview you'll meet Daniel and Christine Defenbaugh the founders of the national non-profit the 10-42  Project that travels the country in support of first responders and their families. But, how the project started is truly stunning. 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:

  • This story makes no sense:
  • This company is demanding workers come back;
  • They may be out of luck in the long run;
  • Biden, Unions, Congress and a Rail Strike;
  • Housing prices fell...again;
  • Drug store chains closing stores and cutting hours;
  • Some cool food news but you better hurry;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Forced Fun is never...fun it would seem.

For the interview you'll meet Daniel and Christine Defenbaugh from the national non-profit The 10-42 Project and what they do to help first responders cope and heal. And the story about how it came to be is...stunning.  To listen and learn 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 28 November 2022

The five-day workweek is so...2015! Welcome to the Monday Edition of the Business News Headlines, we're glad you are with us again today and we hope you had a great Thanksgiving Weekend! 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:

  • That five-day workweek?  Good luck;
  • Some history about how it came to be;
  • Oil tanked again today and why;
  • WOW, online Black Friday sales;
  • A boycott against this home improvement chain?
  • Why pay workers more when you can do it?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Netflix posts a movie screen winner.

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 November 2022

After taking yesterday off it was a bit of a struggle to get back in the flow. Welcome to the Friday, November 25 edition of the business news headlines. Glad you are with us again today. Much to get to...so let's get started.  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:

  • Black Friday is...struggling and why;
  • Here we go again: Twitter Verified;
  • The holiday movie scene ain't what it was;
  • The IRS to add 87,000 agents and what that means;
  • McDonald's has launched a big meat deal;
  • But it's in the U.K.;
  • Is this fast food chain running a scam?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Paid Time Off: Hard to come by for many.

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 November 2022

We're kicking things off on the Tuesday Evening talking about beer and the world cup. So what do you do with millions of gallons of brew? Even with the threat of a railroad strike…Christmas is not cancelled. Starbucks ups its battle with the union. It’s the Business News Headlines for Tuesday the 22nd 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:

  • Beer and FIFA and Qatar;
  • "Christmas is not cancelled";
  • Starbucks and unions...oh my;
  • Bob Iger makes some big changes at Disney;
  • Elon and Tesla and net worth;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Inside the FTX mess...oh my!

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 November 2022

It is a holiday shortened week for us...we actually get to take Thursday off. Oh, what we might do!  Welcome to the Monday Edition of the business news headlines. Glad that you are 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:

  • That railroad strike? Getting closer?
  • Retailers warn things will get rough;
  • Silicon Valley is laying off workers but...
  • Interest rates, tech and more with Paul Krugman;
  • What is going on with oil prices? We have an answer;
  • The story on the latest "Golden Parachute";
  • Mortgage rates fall;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Amazon losing its customer service niche.

For the interview you'll meet Robert Palmer. On December 7, 2022, the first annual National Civility Summit for Local Governments will be held virtually beginning at 10 a.m. A partnership between the National League of Cities, the Iowa League of Cities, and The Center for Public Democracy at Drake University. To listen to that interview click here and yes, it is important. 

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 18 November 2022

The end of another business week and a reminder that we're back on News/Talk 1540 KXEL this Sunday at Noon Central with the big news stories of the past week along with a brand new conversation about a program in December dealing with communities and civility presented by the Iowa League of Cities.  My guest is Robert Palmer. 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: 

  • Larger paychecks are on the way;
  • Taylor Swift speaks out about Ticketmaster;
  • And, yes, there is more Twitter news;
  • Jeff Bezos has some spending advice for you;
  • Home sales fell by a bunch in October;
  • A restaurant owner of 43 properties doubles his prices;
  •  Meanwhile restaurant sales are up but, foot traffic is down;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • A vast majority of Americans living paycheck to paycheck.

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 17 November 2022

Once again it's Friday Eve and welcome to the Thursday Edition of the business news headlines. On tap today: So, is it finally here?  Some consumers seem to be closing their wallets while other, well heeled shoppers are spending. Some more Taylor Swift news that is not going over well and talk about that railroad strike. Those stories and more just a click away. 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: 

  • Retail woes and consumer issues;
  • Ticketmaster and Taylor Swift;
  • That railroad strike?  Maybe but who knows;
  • Housing experts say home prices could tank by 20%;
  • There is a beef recall going on;
  • Starbucks and Red Cup Day oh, and unions;
  • Meanwhile Amazon workers are also talking unions;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Tech Workers and Climate Firms another off ramp?

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 - 16 November 2022

It's Mid-Week and here are some of the big business news stories of the day: The retail world got a shock times two and the markets reacted. Coffee prices are crashing and what that means for your cup of Joe.  It's the business news headlines for Wednesday the 16th day of November, glad you are with us.  Those stories and more just a click away. 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 retail giant sees profits melt away;
  • Meanwhile retail sales jump elsewhere;
  • The markets, yep, they reacted;
  • The price of coffee is crashing but, there is a but;
  • Mortgage rates declined;
  • Mortgage applications increased;
  • Tech Jobs vs. Manufacturing Jobs;
  • The most reliable vehicles are?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, "Swifties" are really upset.

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 November 2022

Welcome to the business news headlines. Grateful you're here with us again today.  In the news yet another report says inflation is coming under control and that impacted the markets. More head scratching news out of Mr. Musk and Twitter. Hey, have you heard?  It's the HOT DOG WAR.  Those stories and more just a click away. 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: 

  • Yet another report suggests inflation is going down;
  • Yet more Twitter drama...ugh;
  • Heard about the hot dog war...it's a real deal;
  • Housing costs to go down but mortgage rates remain high;
  • Real Estate agents unable to make their rents;
  • Americans are loading up on debt and why that matters;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Parents and sick kids are taking a major toll.

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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