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The Business News Headlines 7 January 2019

Always great to have you with us!  Thanks for clicking through. Today on the Business News Hour we've got these stories waiting for you:

  • OK, we'll call it a rocky day on Wall Street;
  • The future grocery store is nothing like you know...now;
  • Can it be? Pacific Gas & Electric facing bankruptcy?
  • Trouble in Detroit and it comes from Canada;
  • You know it by their logo already so this major company is dropping their name;
  • What happened on Wall Street & why.

Those stories and first up a conversation with Alicia Jaime who moved to Iowa from Argentina and founded the very successful IVS a vet supply business. We think you'll enjoy this...a bunch. To hear that interview click here.

Also today Laura Kinnard from DMBizMixer.com is in to talk about networking and education opportunities in the Metro. To hear us talking about that and Molly's Cupcake click here

Thanks for listening! 

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The Business News Headlines 4 January 2019

The Labor Department report today busted loose Wall Street...oh, and there was that Fed statement that kicked stuff into high gear. It's the Business News Hour Headlines for our first Friday of 2019. A click away you'll find:

  • Saks is closing a store in Manhattan..we thought you should know;
  • A billion dollar lawsuit gets the green light and what it's about will shock you;
  • 800,000 federal workers are not getting paid but some in the White House may get a raise;
  • Marriott says the hack was not as bad as first reported but, it's still big;
  • Leaders in the German government got hacked;
  • Get your wallet open...cable prices are going up, again.
  • What happened on Wall Street and why.

Those stories PLUS we've got Jeff Pitts back from Cityview Magazine with Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. And to prove to you that we fail to take ourselves too seriously we even left in the bloopers at the end.  Enjoy! To hear all of that just click here

Thanks for listening!

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The Business News Headlines 31 December 2018

Stick a fork in it...and none too soon.  It's the Business News Hour Headlines for the final day of 2018. Inside, and just a click away, you'll hear about:

  • What the markets did today and why that matters;
  • What happened to Wall Street in 2018 and who started what;
  • Tesla has a surplus of vehicles, that were supposed to be delivered by today;
  • Will Sears survive? We'll know more in a couple of days but it doesn't look good;
  • A look at the numbers from the markets.

Those stories and Laura Kinnard is back with us. Last week, if you remember we started talking about the reimagining of shopping malls. Today we'll dig a little deeper into that subject and also a couple of upcoming business networking events happening after the New Year. To listen to that conversation you can click here. 

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Reimaging Shopping Malls and some DSMUSA Networking with Laura Kinnard

If you were with us last week you know that Laura and I talked about how fast retail is changing in the United States. More specific was what in the world to do with emptying shopping malls. We started down that journey and wanted to deal with more on the subject. Then we talk a bit about a couple of events happening this week from DMBizMixer.com. Listen in....

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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 28 December 2018

It's the final Friday for 2018 and welcome to the Business News Hour Headlines. Another wild ride on Wall Street starts our broadcast today. In other news:

  • Wells Fargo must cough up $575 million and send it to the states;
  • Some scary numbers coming out of the housing market and your ability to buy a home;
  • The $1.5 trillion tax law is a year old. So what has happened? It might surprise you;
  • Sears announces another round of store closings;
  • What happened today on Wall Street and why.

Those stories and while we usually bring you Jeff Pitts and Stuff to DO in the Metro from Cityview Magazine not today. Jeff has the week off...lucky guy.  So, better that we learn something about goals and goal setting. Lots of people are taking stock of the new year and we've got Deborah Rinner from Tero International with us talking about tools to make sure your goals get realized.  To listen click here! 

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The Business News Headlines 26 December 2018

OK, OK...we took yesterday off, sort of. It's the business news headlines from today and today we've got some great stories lined up for this Boxing Day:

  • The Dow has it's best single day...ever;
  • Amazon also had its best holiday season...ever;
  • Consumer spending up big time;
  • The GAP set to close its huge NYC store. Guess what the rent is per square foot;
  • Report the U.S. and China will hold trade talks next month;
  • Dollar Stores continue to surge across the United States...why?
  • Interest rates and the national debt. Some chiling numbers;
  • The Wall Street Report and it is...well...amazing.

Those stories plus we go Out to Lunch with Jonnnie Wright from the Buyosphere and Buyosphere University. We're talking first about three questions, the same three questions each of our guests get asked: Book, Movie and Job..we call it Quick Bites. To listen in to our three questions click here

Then we launch into a wide ranging conversation about business, consumers, marketing and so much more. Promise you will learn a great deal from this business lunch at Gilroy's Kitchen - Pub - Patio in West Des Moines, Iowa. To listen to us talk business over lunch click here

Thanks for listening! 

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The Business News Headlines 24 December 2018

Sure we're here...welcome to the Christmas Eve Edition of the Business News Hour where we've tracked several important business news stories for you:

  • One word might describe what is going on in the U.S. today and that words is...
  • We're in a Bear Market...so what does that mean? We' share;
  • Nike shares drop and we'll tell why;
  • We bet you have never heard of RIP Medical Debt. You will today;
  • The top Google searches for 2018 are out;
  • Older workers are looking for work and could be your answer to finding folks;
  • Of course we'll look at the numbers from Wall Street.

Those stories plus Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer.com joins us to chat about two or three business networking/education events and then we launch into news about her startup Curated Growth a company that seeks to repurpose the ailing Southridge Mall. To listen to that conversation click here

Thanks for listening!

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Laura Kinnard on Business Events and Startup Curated Growth

Each Monday Laura Kinnard from Drake University and DMBizMixer.com joins us to talk about upcoming business education and networking events. She does a bit of that today and then we learn more about her startup Curated Growth a project she has been working on for a very long time that has, as it's core, a way to revitalize the former Southridge Mall. Big news here...enjoy. 

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 5pm Central. You can subscribe on Google PlayPlayerFMPodbeaniTunesStitcher 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 21 December 2018

We've not seen a week like this since 2008 or a December like this since...ready?...1931. The markets are in a mess. That story and more just a click away.

  • Correction means when the markets fall 20% below their high of the year. That happened;
  • More bad news for Sears;
  • A store that has been open for 157 years will close its doors on Sunday;
  • Yet, these seven retail stories are set to open more brick and mortar next year;
  • An indepth look at Wall Street. OK, you can skip this one unless you like train wrecks.

Those stories and Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is back with us for Stuff to DO in the Metro this weekend into next week and an early warning. There ain't much going on...but we had some fun anyway. To hear this crazy-talk, click here

Thanks for listening

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Business News Headlines 20 December 2018

Yet another down day on Wall Street and the it looks like the bears have come out to play. Today, and just a click away we'll share these stories:

  • Uncertainty the bane of the markets;
  • The stock market vs. the job market...it's OK to worry;
  • Drug prices are going up in the new year. Who? We'll tell;
  • You hold the future of Sears in your hand;
  • Alexa what are the neighbors doing?;
  • Iowans are drinking plenty and their favorite booze is...
  • What happened today on Wall Street and why.

Those stories plus a conversation with the Managing Editor of Cityview Magazine, Jeff Pitts. Jeff, who usually is with us on Friday's sharing "Stuff to DO in the Metro" has been with the popular magazine for several years. We'll talk about editorial calendars and who does what behind the scenes. To listen to our conversation click here. 

Thanks for listening! 

 

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