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The Business News Headlines 8 December 2022

Welcome to the Thursday Edition of the Business News Headlines! Some odd news in the cast this evening from oil to giddy investors on Wall Street.  Why so happy? You won't believe it. 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:

  • We were warned.  Yes?
  • Consumers flock to Rent the Runway but...
  • Investors are giddy about what they say is good news;
  • But is it?
  • Ford has found a way to cut staff and help at the same time;
  • The New York Times strike is a thing;
  • Ice Cream, Italy and Iowa;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • TikTok banned in  yet another state.

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 2 December 2022

Welcome back and the weekend is here. A programing note that we're back on the air with the business week in review and only on News/Talk 1540 KXEL this Sunday at Noon Central and yes, we stream. On tap is an interesting story about an Iowan who has befriended dozens of adult film actors and actresses and why. It is 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:

  • Well THIS was not supposed to happen;
  • What if we're being conned with this recession talk?
  • Russian oil and the $60 cap;
  • Retail theft and where are thieves selling their loot?
  • People are leaving states for a couple of reasons;
  • Insulin and Kansas, a big story;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Bank bonuses are sinking. We know....awww.

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 October 2022

Welcome to Friday Eve...the weekend is almost upon us.  And a reminder that you can hear us each Sunday at Noon Central with the Business Week in Review and only on News/Talk 1540 KXEL and yes, we stream.  Well, THAT didn’t take long…a lesson in surprise economics kicks us off today.  Also today, home sales fell again last month, the markets had a rough go and news from Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 20th 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:  

  • Saying Goodbye to Liz and that swift reaction;
  • Home sales continue to fall and why;
  • The markets had a tough day;
  • A major brand makes a debut at the Macy's Parade;
  • Student Loan Forgiveness made the news;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Millions earmarked for Black Owned Startups.

Those stories plus you'll meet Will Garrett who is the president of a family owned company based in Sweet Home, Oregon. What do they do?  Radiator Supply House keeps things...cool. We're talking about a host of things and his take on how to recruit and retain employees even in his small town.  It's enlightening.  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. 

 

The Business News Headlines 17 October 2022

Welcome to a brand new business week for many of you.  While some of us were on duty even yesterday...right?  Did you hear? The FDA Rule on hearing aids came into effect. Also, what happened in Great Britain that helped boost the markets today and some words about those stocks….  It’s the Business News Headlines for Monday the 17th 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:  

  • Hearing Aids and Walmart made the news;
  • A dramatic reversal in Great Britain;
  • The markets rally after a rough week;
  • Some thoughts on the future of the housing market;
  • Smartphone crater in price? Well...sort of;
  • The Kroger/Albertsons deal being questioned by some;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Fewer Americans rolling up their sleeves and that's a problem.

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. 

 

The Business News Headlines 12 September 2022

Welcome back to a brand new week of the business news headlines! The U.S. Dollar is worth more…and what that means for you, the markets continued to rally today and the bets are in that inflation numbers will drop.  It’s the business news headlines for Monday the 12th of September, thanks everybody for being 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: 

  • The strong U.S. Dollar means what?
  • Markets continued to rally and oil was up;
  • Bets are that inflation will deflate;
  • Ford wants to bring down the cost of EV's so...
  • College textbooks are pricy. 4 ways to lower that hit;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • The "Queen and Her Final Journey.

Those stories plus you'll hear from Liz Cooney the Director of Training at Tero International as we talk about "Fact or Fiction" when it comes to creating and then delivering a masterful presentation. And, we have some fun doing it.  To listen to that conversation, 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. 

 

The Business News Headlines 9 August 2022

It seems like everybody is talking about semiconductor chips So what is in the CHIPS and Science Bill signed into law today? We'll share that story first.  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 9th 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:

  • Just what is in that massive CHIPS bill?
  • Robot Vending Machines & Walmart Parking Lots;
  • The end of worker shortages might be here;
  • The Ford F-150 Lightening just got more expsnsive;
  • That incentive to buy an EV is it...real?
  • Walmart said to be eying streaming...again;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Another tech company to layoff workers.

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 July 2022

In case you were wondering…the Markets had their best month since November of 2020….even while talking…recession. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 29th day of July…thanks for being here. 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:

  • If the sky is falling what's going on with Wall Street;
  • He says major layoffs are coming and more bad news;
  • Wait, what happened to consumer spending?
  • Guess who recorded record profits...come on you know;
  • Warren Buffett has a classic line for you.  Such wisdom;
  • Let's dig deeper into this "Recession Thingy";
  • What states consumer the most gas by person?  We have a list;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • So, you want a paycheck or free chicken?  Ouch!

That's a wrap and 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 July 2022

Retail got hit today following a dismal report by…Walmart.  When you are the biggest it often, as it did today, impact other companies. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 26th day of July, thanks for being with us everybody. 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...and thanks for listening!

  • Walmart troubles and consumers;
  • So how overstocked is Walmart?
  • The Fed and Interest Rates...tomorrow;
  • Are U.S. and European banks guilty of war crimes?
  • The future of WWE minus Vince McMahon;
  • Target to open more distribution and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Renting in NYC means real...pain.

For the interview you'll meet Paul Pate the Secretary of State for Iowa. No, we're not talking politics but business. From the record number of LLC's created in just one year and what that means to why Iowa seems attractive to immigrants and what his office has done to streamline business filings.  To hear 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 19 July 2022

Guess you know by now…green means…go and that's what happened today on Wall Street.  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 19th of July, thanks, everybody for being with us again today.  And, a remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.  Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Investors think we've seen the bottom;
  • One more time with CEO wages;
  • Password sharing is a Netflix issue but;
  • So too is losing more subscribers;
  • Heard of "Freind-Shoreing"? You will today;
  • Sticky Keys, Apple and $50 million;
  • An interesting "Wrack-a-Mole story;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Online media subscriptions in trouble.

For the interview you'll meet Dr. Greg Gilbaugh a dentist, business coach, author, speaker and a guy who has an interesting look at the intersection of business, family and faith. This is some seriously good stuff 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. 

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