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Meet Brad Anderson the New State Director for AARP-Iowa

He has just started his role as the State Director of AARP-Iowa so we figured it was a great time to make the introduction. Meet Brad Anderson who says his passion is to expose friends and families to the wealth of resources that come from AARP. In addition Brad talks about a generation of people over the age of 50 that see life and a career so much differently than a generation ago. Some interesting conversation just a click away.

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 13 June 2018

Facebook is losing a massive number of teens so what should business do?  We've got a tip for you. The Fed today raised interest rates that cooled Wall Street and we'll have the numbers for you coming right up. The price of steel is going up and that means what to you the consumer. Inflation is ticking up...the Fed thinks that's OK...do you? A new laptop is coming out with 128 gigs of RAM...no, really! Those stories and more along with a conversation with Mike Owen of the Iowa Policy Project. We're talking about taxes and business in Iowa. Some stunning numbers headed your way. Click ahead and get the latest business 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 News Headlines 12 June 2018

It was a "meh" day on Wall Street and we'll share with you why. Tesla is laying off workers...why? Profits suck. McDonald's is also in the layoff mode. Working harder but it doesn't seem like your paycheck goes as far? You are not dreaming...and there are two very good reasons for that.  We'll share. Those stories and more along with two compelling business interviews. First up Nick Donovan from the Technology Association of Iowa and then Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital with a dire prediction for locally owned restaurants, or really any locally owned business. 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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Congressman Joaquin Castro Talks Business with the Business News Hour

We were able to sit down and talk business with Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) as he made a swing into Iowa. Here we talk about Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his reaction to the G7 Conference and international trade. We also talk about immigration reform, agriculture and something Congressman Castro calls the Infrastructure of Opportunity. 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 News Headlines 8 June 2018

Sprint rolled out a cheap phone plan but how long will it last? A city in Florida is trolling for retirees, it's National Home Owners Month but...there is a but. Those stories the markets and more plus a look back at small business and the Iowa Economic Development Authority Targeted Small Business Program and funding for small businesses. So much to share...click thorugh. 

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 1 June 2018

Click through for the Business News on Your Time - Today the jobs report and the markets. It's on, it's off it's back on...we're talking North Korea. Another airbag fatality with a Honda. Low unemployment might be moving the wages and benefit numbers we've got a couple of stories on that. Looking for something new and exciting? Move to Vermont and they will  pay you to do so. Those stories and more along with a reboot story about Dwanna Bradley and Juneteenth and we're back to garbage, recycling and landfills all of which Tony Colosimo says we are doing all wrong. Click through...for the business news and stories of the day. 

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 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 30 May 2018

If you like roller coasters you must love Wall Street. Stocks shot back up today and we'll share why first during this edition of the Business News Hour. They said banning some guns would hurt business but today a retail center posted big number. Meanwhile a consumer group demands Lowes get rid of some...strippers. You paying attention?  Housing hits home when it comes to jobs and opportunity. An Iowa story from the Wall Street Journal. Those stories and more along with a two part conversation as we Go Out to Lunch with Eddie Mauro who is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Congress in Iowa's Third District. It's all just a click away. The 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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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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