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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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What Happened on Wall Street and Why - 14 May 2018

Checking out what happened today on Wall Street as stocks advanced...even just a little. It was the eighth day of gains for the Dow. How come? Click through for the 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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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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The Business News Headlines - 14 May 2018

Click through to hear the story about what Sears is selling....now. We've got a story about a show manufacturer and serious financial troubles...it's that retail sort of day. Also Amazon is not pleaseding some prime members. The issue? Delivery. Those stories and more just a click away here on Insight on Business the News Hour delivering the business news stories 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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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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