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The Business News Headlines 20 July 2022

One of the Big Three automakers to cut 8,000 jobs…and why.  It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 20th day of July….thanks, everybody for being with us. 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:

  • Ford, Cash, EV's and Production;
  • Is the "Bear" hibernating?
  • McDonald's brings back a favorite;
  • What? Boycott Walgreens?  And why;
  • Another retail company said to eye bankruptcy;
  • Could GM be getting into restoration?
  • Remember when Tesla was big on Bitcoin?
  • We've got some positive chip news;
  • Where are the "job quitters" going?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Vacations  out of reach for many Americans.

For the interview you'll meet Lisa Carponelli and Kim Hopkins the entrepreneurs behind Velorosa - Cycling Wear for Bike-Minded Women.  They launched during RAGBRAI (Registers Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa) in 2017 and still going strong. The who, what, where and why of Velorosa 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 18 July 2022

When one of the world's largest and most wealthy companies says it's going to "pause" its spending that gets the attention of everybody. It's the business news headlines for Monday the 18th of July thanks, as always for being with us. 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:

  • Apple "pauses" and that gets noticed;
  • Corporate CEO's are not worried about inflation and why;
  • The world's largest car market about to lose a nameplate;
  • Netflix is facing some real issues;
  • Ford is clearly not giving up on gasoline trucks;
  • Boeing gets new life from Delta Airlines;
  • Something really odd in the job market;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And Toys R Us - Comeback Number Two.

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 July 2022

The consumer price index is due out tomorrow morning…some are betting inflation will hit 9% and if that happens watch the markets.  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 12th of July…thanks for being with us.  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:

  • Will inflation hit 9% in the CPI;
  • But, wait some are saying inflation will go down;
  • Yet another rocky day on Wall Street;
  • The price of oil and gasoline down yet again;
  • Want some free chicken nuggets?
  • Amazon Prime Days are said to be "underwhelming";
  • Notice the rate increase at USPS?
  • Peloton will stop manufacturing their equipment;
  • 4,500 EV's order from a company we bet you don't know;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, are Americans giving up on the...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 6 July 2022

Today marked the second day in a row that oil prices fell and we'll share why that happened. Welcome back to the business news headlines for Wednesday the 6th day of July.  And a reminder that you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Oil retreats again today and why that is happening;
  • The markets ended the day in the green...again;
  • Employers can't hire because Americans have too much cash;
  • At least that is what Sen. Mitch McConnell says;
  • Next. moldy burgers...ask Russia;
  • Amazon Prime just inked a food delivery deal;
  • Meaning free food delivery for you this year;
  • Employers are posting fewer job openings;
  • Walmart adding fees for their suppliers;
  • Toyota and the 200,000th plug in and what that means;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Another "crypto casualty noted.

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 1 July 2022

Earlier it was all about Meta getting lean…today it’s about pushing people…out? Hey, it's just...business.  And, this is the business news headlines for Friday the first day of July…thanks for being here and may you have a fantastic Canada Day and 4th of July Holiday. A reminder that you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here is what we've got for you today:

  • Zuckerberg: "We're turning up the heat..."
  • Property Taxes and Big Box in Kansas;
  • Kohls no longer dealing for that sale;
  • How may Hummer EV's are built in a day?
  • GM builds 95,000 vehicles without some parts;
  • Lilly Tomlin, Ford and dead pigs;
  • McDonald's Russia re-brand: "Ain't the same.";
  • Exxon and monster profits; as you pump your gas;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • American manufacturing is slowing down.

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 June 2022

To suggest that the first half of 2022 was bad for the markets would be…an understatement.  It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 30th and final day of June…thanks for being with us everybody. A reminder that you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here is what we've got for you today:

  • It's been a tough year for Wall Street;
  • President Biden lashes out at Russia;
  • Natural gas prices crater;
  • Meta says it will become more...lean;
  • Ben & Jerry's and Israel;
  • Tesla is tracking workers;
  • Might Tesla lose massive market share;
  • Retailer say, "Don't return it and keep the cash";
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • San Francisco is getting hammered with layoffs.

Those stories and for the interview you'll meet Justin Patton who, by the way is just what we need on a day like today...and really every day.  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 29 June 2022

Investors were rattled today after the Fed Chair said there was no guarantee about avoiding a recession. It’s the business news headlines for Wednesday the 29th of June, thanks for being with us everybody.  A reminder that you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here is what we've got for you today:

  • The Fed Chair and sobering news;
  • Dave Chappell seeks to pick his neighbors;
  • Chick-Fil-A a some weird rules;
  • The FTC and Walmart...a huge story;
  • If the price of EV's don't come down....danger;
  • Two companies with fresh layoff news;
  • What? A new shortage to report?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some good/bad airline news for the holiday.

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 14 June 2022

The price of oil…down…gold down and Caterpillar’s HQ is leaving…Illinois.  It’s the business news headlines for Tuesday the 14th of June…thanks for being with us everybody. And you can follow along with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram.

  • Caterpillar wants to be more profitable so...
  • Ford and the Mustang EV...a problem;
  • Tech companies are laying off thousands;
  • A perk at Sam's Club is going away;
  • Pollution and life span...a shocking report;
  • Some airline news...think Spirit;
  • Some winners because of inflation include...
  • Small business owners are worried...very;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Meta says it's working to keep kids "safe".

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 June 2022

A really short newscast this evening and I’ll share…why. It’s the business news headlines for Friday the 10th day of June, thanks for being here everybody. Here's what we've got for you:

  • A quick programming note;
  • Inflation shocks the markets;
  • The wacky used car market;
  • Boeing and Air Force One...a headache;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Meta is conducting an investigation.

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 June 2022

Once again, the business news headlines are coming to you from Iowa City, Iowa the home for EntreFest 2022 where we've been busy all day meeting and recording some amazing stories we'll be sharing with you over the next couple of weeks. We really love this event where well over 400 people came to learn and share.  Meanwhile, in the news:

  • Investors bolted for the door today;
  • Changes coming to Kohls;
  • Tesla saw amazing production numbers in China;
  • Ford sued by customers...think fires under the hood;
  • They fell into a vat of...chocolate. Willy Wonka?
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Stitchfix announces...layoffs.

For the interview you'll meet entrepreneur Ben Snyder a business consultant who has created a bicycle taxi service called Pedal Power. It's really a great story and you can hear the excitement in his voice.  Think pedicabs and the business is growing.  To hear 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. 

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