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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 8 September 2022

Welcome back! The story out there continues to be about a very tight labor market that is keeping the recession at bay, stocks wobbled and the longest serving British monarch has died at the age of 96. It’s the Business News Headlines for Thursday the 8th day of September…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: 

  • Recession? What the labor market has to say;
  • Stocks wobbled all day;
  • Queen Elizabeth dies at the age of 96;
  • Mortgage rates are up, yet again;
  • Might the signals be true that Inflation is receding;
  • Package delivery by drones just got closer;
  • How about electric air taxies;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, Apple is not yet ready to deal with "green bubbles".

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. 

The Business News Headlines 22 August 2022

Welcome back to a fresh week.  In the hour ahead: The markets tumbled, suppliers have halted shipments to Bed Bath and Beyond…and workers over at Twitter may get just half a bonus…it’s the business news headlines for Monday the 22nd of August, 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:

  • The Bears came out to play today and why;
  • More bad news from Bed, Bath & Beyond;
  • If you get Social Security a big bump is on the way;
  • Meanwhile Twitter employees might see bonuses cut;
  • Folks in China are cutting back but for a different reason;
  • Should you lease a vehicle and then buy it? Some thoughts;
  • Ford is slapped with a $1.7 Billion Dollar judgement and why;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Eating is getting confusing when it comes to  price.

For the interview you'll hear from Ro Crosbie the President/CEO of Tero International as we discuss employee motivation. It's a great thing to start that process but, as Ro suggests, you also need to be mindful of how and what you are doing. It does have an impact on...business. 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 16 August 2022

For months it was the go to for our meetings and events…today Zoom is…struggling.  How bad?  We'll share. It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 16th of July, 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:

  • Zoom is in trouble how much and why;
  • Taking a cruse is getting popular again;
  • What? New supply chain worries?
  • American Airlines and supersonic travel;
  • Saying goodbye to two famous muscle cars;
  • Now Amazon is hiking rates;
  • The new Walmart report tells us a bunch;
  • A big win for the Biden Administration;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • This one life decision adds $ to your personal wealth.

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 8 August 2022

While it's not really business news this story could impact a decision to move to a state or...not.  We're talking murder rates.  It's the business news headlines for Monday the 8th 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:

  • States that lead in the rate of murders in ten years;
  • You'll find that story amazing and not what you are expecting;
  • The price of oil went up today;
  • No, you can't switch "Made In" labels as this company learned;
  • Two talking  points from the Inflation Reduction Act;
  • A big increase in social security payments?
  • Some surprising inflation news from the New York Fed;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Serious concerns about the housing market.

For the interview we took this one on the road.  My guest is Ken Chester the founder and host of Roadworthy Drive and we did it while we were rolling down the road.  Hey we were talking about cars, technology and transportation so...why not.  To listen to 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. 

 

Talkin’ Cars - On the Road with Ken Chester

Ken Chester is the founder and host of the nationally known broadcast Roadworthy Drive that deals with all forms of transportation and technology.  Here is a first: We're driving back from an event honoring the 80th Birthday of News/Talk 1540 KXEL (where we are both privileged to be carried) and I asked Ken if we could do the interview as we rolled down the road. Why not?  We're talking about transportation and vehicles and while there may be a law against texting and driving...we couldn't find one about driving and recording. Here is our "mobile conversation": 

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. 

Jeff Stein of News/Talk 1540 KXEL on Broadcasting, The Spoken Word and Birthdays

Each Sunday it's Insight on Business the News Hour, Week in Review that airs on News Talk 1540 KXEL based in Waterloo, Iowa.  Recently we were asked to join that staff for an 80th Birthday Party for the station.  It was a great adventure being able to mingle with the many listeners who joined us for the afternoon. We went along with Ken Chester from Roadworthy Drive, and had a great time in an open mic conversation with fans of the station.  Here is a conversation with News Director Jeff Stein about the impact of radio, the spoken word, the future of news and a bit about the birthday.  Enjoy...we sure did! 

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 July 2022

We kick things off today with a good news story: Did you hear how McDonald’s used data to become…real and caring? It's a big marketing win we need to share. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 28th of July, thanks, everybody for being with us. 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:

  • Digital, Data Marketing that wins;
  • It happened and folks are trying to figure it out;
  • Jet Blue to acquire Spirit and what that means;
  • Home builders say "Recession!";
  • Remember house bidding?  Slowing;
  • Ford says they have too many people;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Might the fed pivot and lower rates?
  • Green is going away says Coke and others.

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. 

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