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The Business News Headlines 23 July 2021

For many it's the end of another work week...for many...us?  Not so much. However here's what we've got for you from the business news headlines and then click ahead for some light-hearted banter with Jeff Pitts from Cityview and "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro.

  • Power tools that won't work if...stolen;
  • Want to work for this company...get vaccinated;
  • The Cleveland Indians are changing their name;
  • Higher stamp prices and slower mail delivery;
  • Yet another vehicle recall from GM;
  • Tesla says it will accept Bitcoin but....
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Getting a job call back years later? A trend.

Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine with a host of things to do...including Summer Stir that is going on...like right now.  To listen to that and more follow this link

Thanks for listening! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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.

Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

Back at it as another work week (for some of us) ends. It's Jeff Pitts the Managing Editor for Cityview Magazine in to chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro. We've got opera (again) and soccer and baseball and collecting cards and watching somebody come to our door on Ring...hey, it's Friday. A bunch of stuff going on and DO NOT miss Summer Stir happening Friday evening in the East Village.  Go...like...NOW! 

Thanks for listening! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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.

The Business News Headlines 16 July 2021

It's the end of yet another work-week (at least for some...right?) and what a Friday it's turned out to be. One would think with some great retail sales numbers Wall Street would have had a party. One would...think. Here's what we've got for you today:

  • Nobody seems to be buying "temporary";
  • A deeper dive into the Consumer Confidence numbers;
  • it's a "used car frenzy";
  • American Airlines is betting you want to travel;
  • This company wants to hire 50,000 workers in 60 days;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Forget semiconductors we've got another chip issue!

Those stories plus you'll hear from Jeff Pitts who is the managing editor for Cityview Magazine as we get our "Friday Fun Face" on and talk about a host of things going on in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next. To enjoy that, just click here!

Thanks for listening! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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.

Stuff to Do with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

Each week we get "Hyper-Local" and chat it up with Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro. And, he never fails! Click through to hear some (not so serious) chatter about things like music, sports, opera (Well, that IS music too...right?), county fairs, farmers markets, the Harlem Globetrotters, Zoo Brew, Christmas in July, the Clive Festival (No goats...we believe.) and much more. Enjoy...you deserve it!

Thanks for listening! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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.

 

The Business News Headlines 2 July 2021

Welcome to the Friday Edition of the business news headlines and, for a little hyper-local action, we've got Jeff Pitts in to chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro.  But, firs the news:

  • This can't be good: Lordstown Motors and the DOJ;
  • GM turns heads with a lithium investment;
  • Oil and OPEC+ made the news;
  • Indiana and the U.S. Secretary of Labor;
  • Troubles at IBM;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • Celebrating 850,000 jobs;
  • Too much PTO what will employers do?

Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview with Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro. To hear that, just click here.

The Business News Headlines 25 June 2021

For many of us it's the end of another busy business week.  Thanks for listening. And, stay with us after the news and click through to listen to Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine get hyper-local with Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro.  But, first the news:

  • The infrastructure plan means what for business;
  • Christmas is just six month away...you are welcome;
  • Televangelist Jim Bakker is back in the news;
  • Panasonic sheds all of its Tesla stock and why;
  • Pepsi to start selling...booze?
  • A reverse trend as businesses are leaving China;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Next it's the Third Office making a play for your time.

Those stories PLUS Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. We're talking art, music, sports, farmers markets and a host of Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro. To listen, just click here. 

Thanks again! 

Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

It's Friday and with me, this time in studio, is Jeff Pitts who is the managing editor for Cityview Magazine.  We're chatting it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro.  He's got quite a list from a parade to Art Week to the Bevington Bluegrass Festival, a band at Adventureland, Juneteenth in Des Moines and a bunch more all the way into next week.  Plus a shout out to Get Off My Lawn...you'll have to listen.

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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.

The Business News Headlines 15 June 2021

Today, along with the business news headlines a conversation about the importance of refugees for not only businesses but also many rural communities. You'll meet Stephanie Moris and we'll also talk about World Refugee Day happening on the 20th of June. But, first these news stories:

  • Spying on employees is...costly;
  • Easing of trade tensions think U.S. and EU;
  • A new chair for the FTC and she's 32;
  • More news out of Lordstown, Ohio;
  • Short sellers lose plenty betting against AMC;
  • She is giving away a fortune...no, really;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Retail sales go south in May...and why;
  • What? We may have a "New Facebook"?

Those stories plus this interesting conversation about refugees, business, communities and how they contribute to the economy.  From creating new businesses to bolstering the population of small towns. You'll meet Stephanie Moris from the Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa.  To listen, click right here.

Thanks for listening!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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.

 

 

The Business News Headlines 4 June 2021

The end of another week and we're glad you're with us. Today some positive job numbers moved the markets. We'll have that and more  PLUS, because it's Friday, Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is in to chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro. It's our hyper-local story.  In other news:

  • The jobs report moved some numbers;
  • The "My Pillow Guy" sues two companies;
  • Who is worth more? Amazon or Google;
  • Rising prices is a good thing says this chain;
  • Tesla, Bitcoin, Facebook and President Trump;
  • Talking Thanksgiving with Walmart;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • An Elon Musk Restaurant?

Also, like we said, Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is in to chat it up about stuff going on in the Metro. From plays to music to crawfish (yes...crawfish) he's got a list and you can hear it all here.

Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

Each Friday we roll in with Jeff Pitts the Managing Editor of Cityview Magazine to share with us "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Now, even if you're not from here you can get a "flavor" of stuff we...well, do. Also a bit of technical issues that I decided to keep in the newscast...just for fun.  Today Jeff is taking about:

  • The Love Offering;
  • Rendezvous on the River;
  • It's Capital City Pride Month;
  • Raccoon River Days in Van Meter;
  • The Clive Chamber;
  • Farmers Market;
  • Free Fishing Weekend;
  • "Learn At The Landfill";
  • Drive in at Jordan Creek;
  • Yo-yos;
  • Cajun Fest at Captain Roy's 
  • "Welcome to the Dark Slide";
  • The Garden Art Show;
  • The 41st Annual Ford and Mustang Show;
  • And, the Iowa Cubs play.

Whew....

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday business news podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFMPodbeaniTunesSpotifyStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday Noon 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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