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Micro Loans for Small Business - We Revisit a Story

The Iowa Center for Economic Success has lots of programs...several years ago several years ago we visited with Amelia Lobo…who has gone on to work in the development office of Grinnell Colllege…but…seeing how we are talking about small businesses…we thought this conversation may be useful…even today…let’s turn the clock back a couple of years….and talk funding.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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The Market Report - News/Talk 1540 KXEL - Week in Review

As we said earlier… A stronger-than-expected jobs report pushed stocks higher this past Friday as Wall Street recovered some of the losses seen in the previous session. Let’s check out what happened last week in the markets. Click through to listen to what happened last week and our economic calendar for this week. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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Business News Headlines 1 June 2018

Click through for the Business News on Your Time - Today the jobs report and the markets. It's on, it's off it's back on...we're talking North Korea. Another airbag fatality with a Honda. Low unemployment might be moving the wages and benefit numbers we've got a couple of stories on that. Looking for something new and exciting? Move to Vermont and they will  pay you to do so. Those stories and more along with a reboot story about Dwanna Bradley and Juneteenth and we're back to garbage, recycling and landfills all of which Tony Colosimo says we are doing all wrong. Click through...for the business news and stories of the day. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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Business News Headlines 29 May 2018

Click through for the business news headlines and find out why the stock market took a beating today. We know where you can get a job that starts near $80K a year but...nobody seems to want it and there are lots of jobs going wanting. You will never guess who just bumped wages by $5 an hour!  Those stories and more along with our guest Jeff Higgins from Anna Maria Island and then Laura Kinnard with education and business networking in the Des Moines Metro. Click through for more! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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Business News Headlines 23 May 2018

Thanks for clicking through and welcome to the Vacation Edition of the Business News Hour. Today we're talking Wall Street, the interesting story of transporting beer with Nokola Tesla taking center stage. Congress and banking, the price of oil and Iowa finds opportunity zones. Those stories and more just a click away. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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Business News Headlines 17 May 2018

Thanks for clicking through! So, the Ten-Year T-Note jumped up again today. What does that mean for interest rates and the stocks? Warren Buffett calls it. How much, in fees, are you paying for your 401(k)? Bet you don't know but you should. Recently Wells Fargo launched a media campaign saying they are sorry and we need to trust them. They better buy more air time...we've got a new story. Those stories and a Death Wish...in the business news headlines today. Click through to listen! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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Business News Headlines 30 April 2018

It's the Business News Hour for Monday the 30th of April in the news today Bank of America says no more funding for firearms manufacturers of assault style weapons. Seven things that you think may save you money but...don't. Fuel prices going and up and up. Highest prices of crude since 2014. Will make 2018 the most expensive driving season in four years. Those stories the markets and more.  Click through and listen!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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Business News Headlines 26 April 2018

Ford Motor company announced they will shortly sell only 2 car models in the United States…the rest of the vehicles?  Soda wars are back.  So too is Wells Fargo…we’ll share what we know.  You will hear it first now during the business news houras a new restaurant and café is headed to Earlham…just west of Des Moines…it’s all first class and it’s all new…news today. Thanks for clicking through!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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What Happened on Wall Street and Why - 26 April 2018

It was a giddy day on Wall Street as earnings were in full blowout mode. Lots of positive numbers, the 10 year T-Note lost ground and folks were having a time. What happened and why today?  Click through and listen! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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Business News Headlines 24 April 2018

Some of the business news stories you may have seeen...or missed. What happened today on Wall Street and why. Wells Fargo was in Des Moines today for their annual shareholders meeting and the CEO got a raise...oh and some strong words from some who attended. Apple has a problem with the iPhone 10....sales. Listen in...and then check out our interview sections today. Good stuff from Tero International and Marketing for Business Episode 13 with Domestica. Now...go! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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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