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Serious Hunger in Iowa a Conversation with Michelle Book

What does it mean to be "food insecure"? It's a good question and here Michelle Book from the Food Bank of Iowa shares with us the pain, frustration and health concerns that thousands of Iowans face each day. While Iowa feeds the world Iowans go hungry. Who are they, where do they live and what can we do about it? Good questions...here is Michelle from a conversation we had several months ago.

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 - 18 May 2018

Quick...remember the smell of Play-Doh?  Sure you do...next question who owns it?  The scent that is. Welcome to the Friday edition of the business News Hour. That story a look at Campbells Soup, the markets stall today, Crypto-Currency loses $45 billion in value in...a week. Those stories and more just a click away. Thanks for coming by! 

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 17 May 2018

The markets stalled out today why?  Could it be China?  Could it be Korea? Could it be Interest Rates? Yes, yes and...yep. Learn more and what happened...just click through for a short 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 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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What Happened on Wall Street and Why - 16 May 2018

Good news from retail...how about that...lifted the markets today as  Macy's hit store sales above what was expected. Modest gains today but gains they were and today lifted the Dow, S&P 500 and the NASDAQ for the month. Click through for the numbers....

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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New Innovations in Health Care, Germs and Copper with Todd Linden

While in Washington D.C. I met Todd Linden an Iowan and the former President and CEO of the Grinnell Regional Medical Center. In fact Todd grew  up in the hospital business. I heard him talking about a way to better inform patients and families regarding care and treatment. I had to learn more and then he hit me with the copper story. Did you know that copper...kills germs?  We're not making this up. Here is an article from Newsweek. Click through and meet Todd Linden from Linden Consulting of...Iowa. 

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 16 May 2018

What?  Good news from retail drove the markets early today? True story. Walmart getting all fancy, deals coming from Whole Foods...you knew that was going to happen. Crude oil headed to $90 bucks? They say it will by 2020 and the reason is interesting. Turns out that health care really is tough to get a handle on. The latest from ABC...and what is that? We've got a Holocaust story out of Grinnell, the markets and two interesting business interviews. Click on 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 - 15 May 2018

The Dow snapped an eight day winning streak, Home Depot misses sales and that 10-Year T-Bill...ouch. Click through and find out what happened on Wall Street today and why... 

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 15 May 2018

Interest rates surged today and that put a damper on Wall Street…there is talk about a recession due to full employment…yep…we’re not making that up. Also the price of LUMBER continues to increase…surged the limit today.  What’s driving it?  We’ll share what we know.  The city of Arlington, Texas had been invited to pitch for the new Amazon headquarters but…the city says they will pass…thank you very much… Target slashed it’s delivery fees today and the city of Johnston, Iowa wants to know how you want to get around in their community. Speaking of transportation click ahead as we go Out to Lunch with Todd Ashby from the Des Moines Area MPO. Let's 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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Transportation, Economic Development and the Metropolitan Planning Organization

We're Out to Lunch with Todd Ashby from the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization or MPO. In this first bite we'll introduce you to what it is the MPO does, who they do it for and what the focus is when it comes to transportation. In the coming minutes you'll hear about planes, trains and automobiles along with bicycles, mass transit and how water will play a roll in future economic development. We're Out to Lunch with the Business News Hour and our host is the Original Jesse's Embers here on Ingersoll. Let's 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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