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Stuff to DO in the DSMUSA Metro

Each week Jeff Pitts the managing editor for CityView Magazine joins me to talk up "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro. We have fun talking about sports, music, critters and so much more. It's all light and laughter and we apologize in advance. Have a listen and then get out there. 

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 11 January 2019

It was the first full week in several weeks and much of business seemed ready for the weekend. In the newscast tonight: 

  • The main word on Wall Street is "Uncertainty".
  • New home sales were down in November and December;
  • The shutdown and housing, another problem;
  • Bet you've never heard of Ollie's Bargain Outlet. You will today;
  • What happened on Wall Street and why. 

Those stories and some fun with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. Each Friday we take a look at his  picks for Stuff to DO in the Metro and we'll start out talking...rodeo!  To hear that zany stuff...click here

Thanks for listening! 

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Stuff to DO With Cityview with Jeff Pitts

Each Friday afternoon we get a little silly and talk up entertainment events happening this weekend and into next week with Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine. We start with cowboys get into a film and a bunch more.  Stuff to DO in the #DSMUSA Metro this weekend into next week. 

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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Stuff to DO in the Metro with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

Each Friday we break out the "silly sauce" and have some fun with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. We talk about things going on in the Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. It's our NOT SO SERIOUS SIDE. Anyway we talk about some sports, a movie, a play tryout, the art center, food and more. Plus to show you that even the pros make mistakes listen to the final 90 seconds...Hey...we tried to end the piece correctly. Have a great weekend! 

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 14 December 2018

Yet another down day on Wall Street kicks off the broadcast today...that plus a shocking story about what Johnson and Johnson knew about asbestos in...baby powder. Here is the line up:

  • If you thought October was a rough month for Wall Street, December is worse;
  • Lose $1.9 billion and still give out $25 million in bonuses? It's good to be king;
  • That Johnson & Johnson report is tough to take;
  • Costco stock fell today;
  • GM sending out layoff letters;
  • YouTube has been busy, very busy;
  • How to become rich and skinny;
  • Oh, yeah...the Markets.

Those stories plus some Friday Fun with Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine. We'll talk about Stuff to DO in the Metro this weekend into next week and even get off on Hammond B3 organs...no, really! You can listen to this silliness by clicking here

Thanks for listening! 

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The Business News 29 November 2018

Yesterday was...yesterday. Today we just don't know about that U.S. and China "deal". It's the Business News Hour coming up today:

  • So, who did you say was going on that G-20 trip?;
  • More job cuts in the news today;
  • Payless Shoes gets customers to buy their shoes at up to $600 a pair;
  • Housing appraisers, we don't need no stinkin' housing appraisers;
  • New jobless claims are up and that has some folks concerned;
  • A fashion re-branding coming to Des Moines, Iowa;
  • What happened on Wall Street and why.

We're talking cookies and charity with our favorite foodie, Beau Fodor. Coming up on 13 December is the Annual Cookie Exchange. This year at at new swanky venue and with a new charity. Always fun to have Beau on with us.

We'll also present this encore conversation with Melissa Ness the President/CEO of Aureon HR. It's all about worker productivity and how that is impacted by workplace culture. This is seriously good stuff. 

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Stuff to DO with Cityview, Jeff Pitts and Parker Reed

We've got Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week from hockey on Friday to Triple Espresso to something called Nice Work if You Can Get It at Drake University. Also the Des Moines Opera, a comic book event the Barnstormers tryouts and so much more.  Of course all the events are laced with our banter that is...mostly silly.  But, hey!!  It's Friday. Here is Parker Reed and the Managing Editor of Cityview Magazine, Jeff Pitts....

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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Let’s Have Some Fun with Cityview and Stuff to DO!

Each Friday afternoon we ditch the heavy news in favor of "Stuff to DO in the Metro with Cityview Magazine". Here Jeff Pitts and Parker Reed talk about music, the arts, entertainment, dogs and more. It's what we do for "Friday Fun" each week. Oh, and the Word of the Day is..."frivolity".

 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 - 5 October 2018

It's Friday...only two more working days until Monday...right? Click through to these interesting business news stories from today and some great conversation in our interview portions:

  • Farmers, Trump, Tariffs - A Bitter Harvest;
  • The Jobs Report - Winners and Losers;
  • The Trade Gap - Opps;
  • Another retail giant files for Chapter 11;
  • What happened on Wall Street and why...it's not a good day.

Those stories and we'll hear from a remarkable young woman, Nicole Zeien-Cox who is on the board of The Guardian Scholars Foundation but, in her own right, has an amazing story. You've got to listen.

Then we take the lid off the Fun Machine as we check out Stuff to DO in the Metro this weekend and into next week with Parker Reed and Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine.

Thanks for coming by! 

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Stuff to DO with Cityview, Jeff Pitts and Parker Reed

Every week we get the opportunity to listen to some...well...silly? Join us as we talk with Jeff Pitts and Parker Reed and look at Stuff to Do in the Metro this weekend into next week all from Cityview Magazine. From music to playes to fun events check out the stories...and enjoy for cryin' out loud. 

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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