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The Business News Headlines 5 March 2021

The end of another busy week and thanks for being here. Stay with us for just 10 minutes and you'll hear some of the top business news stories of the day. Then you can click through to hear our hyper-local look at Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. But, first the news:

  • If the American Rescue Plan is so popular...
  • What West Virginia stands to lose;
  • Credit card borrowing is down...again;
  • Hiring is up...big time surprise today;
  • We've got a wealth tax story;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • The end of sweat pants for work?

Those stories plus we'll check out a host of Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. To listen to our Friday Fun...click here. 

Thanks for listening!

Stuff to DO with Cityview

Each Friday we get to mix it up on a hyper-local level with Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine talking about "Stuff to DO" in the greater Des Moines, Iowa Metro. Look, no matter where you are from it will make for an interesting, and fun, diversion.  Plus you'll learn a bit more about our city.

Today we're talking about the Bucs Hockey as they take on a Sioux City team (we hate 'em) on Friday and Saturday. Girls Basketball Finals are going on. How about a "Stroll Under the Dome" and we ain't talking about the Capitol. The Iowa Deer Classic is this weekend but you won't be able to see anybody...listen as to why. The Des Moines Playhouse is in session. Theater Midwest is putting on a neat show "When the Messenger is...Hot!"  Yikes! Over at Noce it's a Linda Ronstadt night on Saturday. Iowa vs. Wisconsin (we hate 'em) is on Sunday. Boys Iowa Highschool Basketball next week. We'll talk a bit about CI Week and DMACC and a bit of trivia at Smash Park

Thanks for listening!  

The Business News Headlines 12 February 2021

Welcome to the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines and yes, it is Valentine's Day Weekend so stick around and click through to hear what Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine has for you to do...in the Greater Des Moines Metro.  But, first, the news:

  • House committees are moving forward;
  • Home prices continue to rise;
  • Potential good news for FHA buyers;
  • Careful there is shrimp in that sauce;
  • Sorry looks like summer will be a bummer;
  • Janet Yellen and the G7;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Romance yet another COVID19 victim.

Those stories PLUS because it's Friday we'll riff on a whole host of "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview. To listen in, just click this link. 

Stuff to DO with Cityview

Each week we get Hyper-Local with Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine and chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro.  And, as always, Jeff has quite a list starting out with tonight and Des Moines Bucs take to ice at 7PM. Also tonight get romantic with Dome After Dark at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens and again on Saturday and Sunday.  So, is CUPID STUPID?  The folks at Reclaimed Rails in Bondurant think so.  Drake plays Loyola on Saturday and Sunday. The Hawks play Michigan State also on Saturday.  The Iowa Wild take on Rockford Saturday night and have you heard about the Tomahawk Dinner for Two at The Hall? There is "Tea at the Castle" over at the Salisbury House. On Sunday Botanical Blues back at the Gardens. Wednesday Trivia Night - Mean Girls at Smash Park. The ARL next week doing the Spay-Ghetti and No Balls event and the State Wrestling Tournament as well. Whew!!! 

The Business News Headlines 5 February 2021

It is the Friday Edition of the business news headlines and the day when Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine comes in to do our hyper-local look at "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro. But, first the news:

  • Unemployment Rate...did we party too soon?
  • Millennials and saving money: Three headwinds;
  • Solar is HOT but will it continue;
  • Tesla and another recall;
  • Amazon, Unions & Alabama;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Well, Tiffany and Co. back to the office.

Those stories and Jeff Pitts is with us to chat it up about a host of things to do in the Des Moines Metro. From the opening on the Iowa Stars hockey season to some historical classes at Living History Farms to Botanical Blues and basketball. It's quite a list and to hear that...just click here! 

Stuff to DO with DSM Cityview

Each Friday we get hyper-local and visit with Jeff Pitts the Managing Editor of Cityview Magazine to learn about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. And, whoa, he's got quite a list:  The Iowa Wild Hockey has their opening game tonight, the folks at the Animal Rescue League (ARL) are going skating, an interesting ballet program, basketball, a new giraffe calf at the Blank Park Zoo (they are looking for names) and some interesting historic classes at Living History Farms that you need to sign up for...this week. Here's Jeff! 

Thanks for listening!

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The Business News Headlines 29 January 2021

It's the final Friday of January 2021 and thanks for clicking through. It was a wild day on Wall Street as the sell off continued and here is what we've got for you today:

  • The Robinhood trading adventure continues;
  • The book value of GameStop vs. Best Buy;
  • Toys R Us is once again...gone;
  • An in depth look at the nation's economic headwinds;
  • Scam Alert! And, it hit us;
  • United warns of job cuts;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Getting employees vaccinated. It's an issue.

Those stories PLUS because it is Friday we're into some hyper-local news about Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. To hear the lighter side of the day, click here.

Thanks for listening! 

Stuff to DO with Cityview

It's Friday and that means Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine is in to chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. Click through as we talk basketball, Sunny Sweeny over at Wooly's. Talkin' hockey as the Bucs take to the ice this weekend. There is a GUN SHOW at the Iowa State Fairgrounds...think bazooka!  Sip and Shop in Altoona ahead of Valentine's Day. The Iowa Poetry Association is in the news. They are rescuing a raccoon in West Des Moines. The Iowa Ag Expo hits town mid-week. The "Dome After Dark" is a thing and yes, the Iowa Wild kick off the 2021 season!  Enjoy the conversation!!  

The Business News Headlines 22 January 2021

It's the end of an amazing week. Welcome to the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines plus the hyper-local "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine.  Here's what we've got for you today:

  • Wall Street takes a pause and why;
  • Home sales were brisk during the holidays;
  • Looking for a job? Tesla is hiring and...
  • Unemployed and turning down a job;
  • Welcome to Texas now, start drilling;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • If grocery delivery is so hot why cut 1,900 jobs?

Those stories PLUS Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is in...lots of fun stuff just a click away. Check it here! 

Thanks for listening! 

Stuff to DO with Cityview!

Each week we welcome Jeff Pitts the Managing Editor for Cityview Magazine to talk about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. It's a hyper-local segment and...hey, even if your listening in Germany you can get a taste of what the heck we do here. A programing note: We had a difficult time with our audio as Jeff was not in his studio and had to remote in with his phone. But...there is some fun stuff just a click away. From sports to the very funny Willie Farrell, Zoo Talk, Coke Syrup Races...no, really and more! 

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