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The Business News Headlines 23 October 2020

For some it is the end of another week...and what a week it has been. Here are the business news headlines we've got ready for you today and remember, join us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour:

  • Jobs that pay $100K and more;
  • Dads too and the COVID19 impact;
  • Wells Fargo said...what?
  • Mixing business and politics;
  • Hamburgers and Racial Equity;
  • Business is upbeat about the future;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • Some sober thoughts about jobless numbers.

Those stories PLUS it's Friday and Jeff Pitts the Managing Editor for Cityview Magazine in to chat it up about Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro...click here to listen. 

Stuff to DO with Cityview Magazine

Each week I get to visit with Jeff Pitts who is the Managing Editor for Cityview Magazine and we chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines, Iowa Metro. Hey, it's Friday and we often go off the rails.  Today we'll visit about The Des Moines Art Center, Funerals, the Des Moines Bucs are moving to Wells Fargo Arena for some hockey tonight. Hey the Roller Skating Club is meeting...didn't know did you?  Some Iowa State Football is on this weekend.  A bunch of Halloween Events.  Have a listen!

The Business News Headlines 22 October 2020

Thanks so much for coming by. It's been a busy news day and here's what we've got lined up for you today:

  • Yachts, a Van Gogh and a Movie;
  • More disruption in the grocery industry;
  • Microsoft has extended their Work from Home Policy;
  • Airbus is ramping up;
  • The retailers that are opening new stores;
  • Home sales are way up;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Flight Attendants without a Plan B.

Also today a conversation about what No Justice - No Peace means...to businesses. We've all seen news video about marches and civil unrest but is that what No Justice - No Peace is all about?  Today an in depth conversation about the movement in Iowa with organizer Al Womble To hear that conversation, click here. 

The Business of No Justice - No Peace

Following an email we received the other day from one of the Iowa organizers of No Justice - No Peace we kicked around the idea to invite them to the Business News Hour to help us...and business better understand what exactly those four words mean. With us is Al Womble who along with several others has been crisscrossing Iowa and setting up voter information booths where they are usually welcomed but often harassed.  Here is that conversation: 

The Business News Headlines 21 October 2020

Midweek and we've got the business news headlines for you on this the 21st of October. Here is what we've got teed up:

  • According to the Fed the U.S. recovery is...
  • Two Words:  Stimulus & Nope;
  • 30-year jumbo mortgage rates;
  • Hospitals and increasing numbers of patients;
  • Chicago feeling the economic pinch of COVID19;
  • Too much oil and gas it would seem;
  • Tesla & Chipotle in the news;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • A streaming service calls it quits.

Those stories plus our continuing look at entrepreneurs who, even in the face of the pandemic, are launching their businesses. You'll meet Shirley Macleod who, along with her husband, Earl, recently launched the first of four Tint World franchises.  To listen, just click here.

Thanks for coming by! 

Launching in a Pandemic - Shirley Macleod and Tint World

As part of our ongoing series about entrepreneurs who are opening their businesses during a pandemic we found Shirley and Earl Macleod of Iowa who, just weeks ago, opened a franchise location in Iowa for Tint World. Here we visit with Shirley about the decision to become a franchise owner, what impressed them about Tint World and what they offer to vehicle owners...and it's not just window tinting. One other thing, the Macleod's are not done and have options on opening three additional locations outside of Iowa.  Meet Shirley Macleod....

The Business News Headlines 20 October 2020

Thanks again for coming by for the business news headlines for Tuesday the 20th day of October. Here's what we've got for you and remember to join us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour:

  • The Census Bureau and Business Startups?
  • The Justice Department and Google;
  • GM to spend $2 billion on a plant;
  • Playing the lottery? Hang on....
  • Halloween and American Spending;
  • Dairy Free Milk?  Just what producers don't want to hear;
  • Wall Street Report;
  • Oil gets bigger to survive.

Thanks for listening! 

 

The Business News Headlines for 19 October 2020

Welcome back to the Monday Edition of the Business News Headlines. Here is what we've got cooked up for you today and, remember, you can always join us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour.  Let's go:

  • As stimulus talks dim...so too does Wall Street;
  • States where folks can't pay the rent;
  • Tesla is on a roll...no, really;
  • Junk Bonds and Dave and Busters;
  • Getting creative with empty malls;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Digital Skills, HBCU's and Google.;
  • Target getting into gifting...again.

Thanks for listening! 

The Business News Headlines 16 October 2020

Well, THAT was a week...right?  Welcome to the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines glad that you've clicked through.  Here's what we've got on tap for you today:

  • Retail Sales Numbers Surprise;
  • Deficit Numbers do...too;
  • Detroit and the "EV Buzz";
  • A study tells us what you're doing with your $;
  • A new group hopes to enlighten;
  • A deeper dive into the retail numbers;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Coke pull the plug on an old brand.

Those stories PLUS Jeff Pitts the managing editor from Cityview is with me to chat it up about Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. To hear that...just click here.

Thanks for listening! 

Stuff to DO with Cityview Magazine

Each Friday I'm joined by Jeff Pitts who is the managing editor for Cityview Magazine and he has a list of Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Do not expect much seriousness here...we end the business week on the lighter side and we often go off the rails. Today we're talking about

  • The Des Moines Art Center and Death;
  • Bingo and Food in Polk City;
  • Kids Stuff at the Fairgrounds;
  • Learn to Ice Skate;
  • The Botanical Gardens are open;
  • The Great Iowa Pet Expo...WOOF!!
  • The Haunted Barn in Ankeny;
  • Critters at Jester Park
  • Night Eyes at Blank Park Zoo

Those things and more just a click away.  Have some FUN already...you deserve it. 

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