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Business News Headlines 31 May 2018

Thanks for clicking through! Today we'll tell you what happened on Wall Street and...more importantly why. It' sall trade wars all day. Sears is closing more stores as they try to cut their way to profit. Shopping by text...at Walmart?  Yep. Our nursing homes and the law. Those stories and more along with our first guest Roger Hargens from Accumold of Ankeny. We're talking education, jobs and a brand new effort to assist returning veterans. Then our friends from Cityview Magazine are in to offer up Stuff to DO in the Metro this coming weekend and into next week. Click through to the Business News Hour...business news on your time. 

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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Operation Middle Ground with Accumold and Roger Hargens

We so often meet the greatest people here on The Business News Hour and that is what we've got in store for you today. Meet Roger Hargens the President and CEO of Accumold based in Ankeny. Here we talk a bit about Accumold and an education agreement with area high schools and the Des Moines Area Community College which has made a huge difference in attracting top talent to their workforce. We then chat about Operation Middle Ground and an event happening at Accumold on 7 June. For more information and questions about the Job Event centered on veterans contact ewoolson@TheConceptWorks.com Click through and see of you enjoy this conversation as much as we did. 

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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It’s Laura Kinnard On Her Way to Nigeria…We’re Not Kidding

Each week Laura Kinnard, MBA from Drake University and DMBizMixer.com joins us for a conversation about education, social media and business events in the Greater Des Moines Metro. And...this week she is on her way to Nigeria. Honest! Doing business startups there. Through the world of technology we hooked up and here is this week's report. 

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 21 May 2018

It's the Business News Hour coming to you this week from Anna Maria Island on the Gulf Coast of (now) sunny Florida. In our remote studios at The Island Coffee Haus.  In the news today. Trade war? What Trade War and the markets surged. Housing issues across the U.S. and in the DSM Metro continue to push prices higher. Got...savings? A stunning report out this morning. Airlines have a problem and it could soon be yours. Those stories and more along with a conversation with Eric Burmeister from the Polk County Housing Trust Fund and Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer on business networking and events in the DSM Metro.  Click through for the news. 

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 Networking and Events with Laura Kinnard

We're back with Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer with networking and places to go to learn more about creating or making a business successful. Here's Laura: 

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 Part Two - 14 May 2018

In this segment of the Business News Hour you'll learn more about with the former CEO of Banker's Trust is going to be doing, the state is getting into the study of where in the world are the workers in Iowa, we'll talk taxes and give you an airport update and more from DMDC 2018 with the Greater Des Moines Partnership. 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 Networking and Getting Seen with Laura Kinnard

Each week Laura Kinnard, MBA from Drake University joins us to talk about business events and networking events happening in the Greater Des Moines Metro...and this week as far away as Cedar Rapids. Listen and and go learn more about business... Check out DMBizMixer 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 10 May 2018

Weaker inflation data caused the markets to close higher…we’ll check all the numbers in just a bit. As if you didn’t have enough to worry about the rates on federal student loans…are about to go up. Drug maker Novartis says…we made a mistake….how?  We’ll share.  Share holders of a gun manufacturer voted to do something quite astounding…We’re in Washington D. C. as part of the Greater DSM Partnership annual citizen lobbying and information program called..DMDC2018

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DMDC 2018 Day Two

It was a busy day here in Washington D.C. on Day Two of the Greater Des Moines Partnership annual DMDC trip. Here I'll recap some of the highlights of our congressional meeting from this morning and this afternoon. Sen. Charles Grasley (R-IA), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Congressman Steve King (R-IA), Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) and Congressman David Young (R-IA) spoke to nearly 200 in attendance and I'll hit the high points. Then at noon we heard from Congressman Seth Moulton (D-Mass) who share ideas and suggestions and actually stood and took many questions. Click through and listen!

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