We kick things off with Fed Chair Jerome Powell who says the economy is too strong…more rate hikes on the way. It’s the business news Headlines for Friday the 25th day of August…thanks for being with us. Stick around for the interview featuring the very busy and bright and frank Abena Imhotep. Click the link below. To reach us on social media if you're on Threads you can find us @Insight_On_Business. And you can hook up with us all day on Twitter or "X" @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here's what we've got for you today:
- What the Fed Chair said...and it's impact;
- You are spending but not at department stores;
- However, Doller Tree says, "Thank you!";
- Target is being pressured to end work from home;
- Guess how much Heineken got for selling its Russian business?
- The Wall Street Report;
- Could We Work be headed to bankruptcy?
Those stories plus a conversation with writer, podcaster, consultant and educator Abena Imhotep. She is one of the most outspoken people I know. Abena was last on our broadcast in 2019 urging people to treat every Friday as "Black Friday". Meaning they should make it a point to shop at Black owned businesses each week. And, it works. Today we're here to talk about her new book, "Omari's Big Tree and the Mighty Djembe". Sure, you can get it on Amazon but why not support a local business? You'll also hear about her Podcast, "Black & Privileged" plus her work consulting businesses in diversity, equity and inclusion which has an amazing bit of education attached. Have a listen to this very dynamic woman who speaks...truth.
Thanks for listening!
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