So, we just stepped outside here in Central Iowa and can report that it is 77 degrees and sunny. So much for...winter. Welcome to The Business News Headlines for Monday the 26th day of February, glad you are with us. Today some of the big business news headlines and then a conversation with Tori Boxrucker (photo) an entrepreneur with a home-based business that has taken off with the help of several friends and family members. We love finding stories like this. And, say, if you want to reach us on social media and 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. Facebook? Sure were there too. Here's what we've got for you today:
- Not all mergers are good for consumers...ya think?
- That "recession ship" seems to have sailed;
- A book bought for pennies sells for thousands;
- Adidas is selling more Yeezy sneakers;
- A bunch of economic data to be released this week;
- The Wall Street Report;
- Seems EVERYBODY wants to work here but, there is a but.
Make sure you click ahead for a business conversation with entrepreneur Tori Boxrucker who founded the home-based business called ConfecTori. With the help of friends and family the soft caramels she makes have become a local hit and we'll share where you can grab some at The Bake Shoppe in Windsor Heights, Iowa. To listen to our conversation click our player.
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