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IOB Extra! Brandon T. Adams on the Young Entrepreneur Convention This Week!

He is a connector and for the third year Brandon T. Adams is bringing the Young Entrepreneur Convention to Des Moines this week. Hey, we know it's late in the game but there are still places available Listen to what is packed into the event and then head here to register

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 Business News Headlines with Michael Libbie 19 April 2018

Jeff Bazos says he's got 100 million Prime members and growing. Yesterday it was China, farmers and trade wars.  Today U.S. manufacturers are begging Washington for relief when it comes to steel and aluminum. There is a new dress code at some Walmart stores…we’ll tell you about that and why it’s happening. We’ve got a story about The impact of…quitters…on the tobacco industry. There is a David vs. Goliath business story shaping up in Decorah…and it could have far reaching impact in many places…seems we’ve got plenty of office space in Downtown DSM…

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 Highlights from 17 April 2018

Markets ended the day up again today…Toys R Us turns aside an 890 Million Dollar bid for their stories.  We’ll also share with you that the Starbucks CEO met today with the two men who were arrested inside a Philly Starbucks last week… Bon Ton liquidation moving forward…do we say goodbye to Younkers? Iowa Secretary of State failed to disclose a business he is in calling into question some ethics issues. Those stories and the markets coming up next.

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 Highlights from 16 April 2018

Syria…what Syria? The shocking story of the arrest of two men who were waiting for another person at a Starbucks gives us yet another glimpse of being Black in America. After a 60 Minutes piece an airline stock tumbles. Today it was T-Mobile that got caught and agreed to pay a 40 million dollar fine.   Target shoppers are ticked off…robots to the rescue…we’ll check out the markets and a conversation with the third of the three candidates vying to run against Rep. David Young (R-IA) this November…Pete D’Alessandro and then Laura Kinnard joins us!

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 Highlights from 13 April 2018

The Friday Edition of the Business News Hour. What happens if you are a bank and you charge more in interest…and you pay less in taxes?  Two words: BIG PROFITS…  Pension funds and tax cutting…what’s happening? The Trump Brand fizzles... There is an article out there that suggests the hole left by Toys R Us going out of business could be filled by an interesting existing business…  How is your life?  You can get a check up on that this weekend in DSM.  The Technology Association of Iowa held awards last night…we’ll share…Guests today include…Cindy Axne who is in a primary race to face off against Rep. David Young (R-IA) in Iowa’s third congressional district and Jeff Pitts from Citiview joins us…for a look at Stuff to DO in the Metro. That and more...today! 

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 Highlights from 12 April 2018

So much going on...Sears will close their last store in Chicago, Wall Street bumps up, Warren Buffett in the news, Gen X making big noise, President Trump says, "Everything is going to be OK", Palmers of Ankeny is closed and why. Those stories and more in this edition of Insight on Business the News Hour.

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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Out to Lunch with April Samp - Part One

Our newest feature on the Business News Hour is “Out to Lunch”. Each week we have lunch and talk business with a thought leader…this week our lunch partner is April Samp the News Director at Local TV 5 – We Are Iowa the ABC affiliate in the Des Moines Metro… We grabbed a bit to eat at Table 128 Bistro and talked about the back story of TV News…local and national. From “Fake news” to finding the right employee…it’s Out to Lunch…with April Samp…

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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Building a Better Block with Jason Roberts

How we move from place to place and how we use existing structures to build community is what Better Block is all about. Recently Jason Roberts the founder of The Better Block was in Iowa where he presented ideas that can help re-shape rural and urban communities into destinations. This is truly good stuff...and well worth your time. Meet Jason Roberts! 

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 Today on Wall Street and Why - Markets for 9 April 2018

Each business day, when the markets are open, we offer up the closing numbers from Wall Street. Who went up or down and...why. Insight on Business the News Hour looks at today's market close. 

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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Laura Kinnard, MBA with Networking, Education and More!

Each Monday Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer joins us for a conversation about upcoming business networking events and more. Laura, from Drake University, has been a regular contributor to the business news hour for the past three years.  So..get out there and do some networking and learning. 

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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