Insight On Business the News Hour

Business News Headlines 13 September 2018

It's the Business News Headlines on your time...each weekday we offer up some interesting business news items on your drive home...or while you're still at the office. Today we're covering these stories:

  • Jeff Bezos is in with $2 billion to help young struggling families;
  • Too big to fail did fail and who reaped the rewards? We'll lay it all out;
  • Say it ain't so! Goodbye to the VW Bug;
  • General Electric got smaller today;
  • Job cuts from Meredith Publishing
  • Target to add 120,000 jobs...from where?
  • What happened and why on Wall Street

Today we'll also chat about AARP-Iowa with Brad Anderson and volunteer Don Corrigan you don't want to miss this learning experience.

It's time for HOCKEY in Iowa! Today, for the 6th time that the Iowa Wild open up their season we'll chat with the team president Todd Fredrickson and tell you about the NHL coming to Des Moines next week.

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Business News Headlines and Gary Kroeger 20 April 2018

Sun Trust and 1.5 million customers compromised?  President Trump goes after OPEC and the price of oil falls today. It’s finally official…Wells Fargo to pay 1 billion in a fine and reimburse those who the bank hurt. Markets take a dive, food trucks leaving downtown DSM and headed to the burbs…a conversation with Gary Kroeger about CASA…what it is and why he’s involved. 

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Non-Profit Executives and HR Issues

On Wednesday 27 September (like THIS Wednesday!) there will be a lunch and learn event for non-profit executives and boards to learn how to better attract and retain high quality employees as well as specific volunteers in niche areas. Here Cynde Cronin who specializes in assisting non-profit organizations in Human Resources at Aureon talks about this free and valuable event. To register, so she knows about lunch, here is the registration link. Listen as she shares what you'll learn and pick up this Wednesday over lunch. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Fraud and Your Business

The numbers are simply stunning: Over 31% of businesses will experience fraud in the workplace more often than not it is being done by a trusted employee. Listen to Joe Desmond from Shaul & Desmond CPA as he ticks off that stat plus some tips on how you, as a business owner, can start to protect yourself.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Oakridge Neighborhood - Success and Diversity

This swatch of land near downtown Des Moines is, perhaps, one of the most culturally diverse sections of the city yet it boosts some of the highest educational success stories in the Metro. Meet Carol Bodensteiner the Board President for the Oakridge Neighborhood and learn more about this fascinating section of Des Moines and the program: Jazz, Jewels & Jeans. Success comes from commitment.


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.

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Mike Colwell and Kaylee Williams Volunteer Local - 17 Feb 2014

She started out as a 15 hour a week intern working remotely from Iowa City.  Today Kaylee Williams runs Volunteer Local an online method for small to large non-profits to manage their volunteer base.  Here she is with Mike Colwell from the Business Innovation Zone of Iowa.  Good stuff!


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is heard Monday - Friday from 5PM to 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines. 
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Alejandro Orozco and the Latino Community Center - 31 January 2014

The Latino Forum of the Urban Core of the Capital Crossroads effort today signed an organizing document to oversee the governance of an Iowa Latino Community Center.  Alejandro Orozco, a board member, visited with us on our News-Maker Line:


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is heard Monday - Friday from 5PM to 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines. 
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Insight on Business with Michael Libbie 8 November 2013

This is Insight on Business the News Hour for Friday, November 08, 2013.  My name is Michael Libbie and it’s my pleasure to be with you this hour bringing you the business news of the day, the stock market report the numbers from agriculture and some conversation with our two guests. We take out the news and bring you the interviews.


This half hour we welcome to the IoB Newsroom Darcy Maulsby.  We’ll be talking about the challenges rural communities face and how her marketing company attempts to bring the business of rural some help.  Darcy Maulsby this half hour.   

Next half hour we’ll be visiting with Lindsey Smith of Exhibit Smith.  What smith?  Exhibit Smith is a company that helps museums increase their value in the community and among it’s patrons.  Looking forward to learning more about Lindsey Smith’s business and how she markets herself.  

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