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The Business News Headlines 17 December 2021

It was another rough day on Wall Street and we'll share that story and click ahead for Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview. But, first the news:

  • Stocks fell again today and why;
  • No more "cooking with gas" in NYC;
  • The "Never Ending Pasta Bowl" may be ending;
  • Oregon grocery store chains to replace striking workers;
  • Episodes of The Apprentice and legal issues in the news;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The December we didn't want to...remember.

Those stories and Stuff to Do in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. We've got ballet, music, light shows the East Village event and so much more.  Click here 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 10 December 2021

The end of another business week and we start the newscast with a number that we thought would do more damage. For the interview...it's the Weekend so Jeff Pitts from Cityview is in the chat it up about stuff to do in the Des Moines Metro.  But, first the news:

  • The inflation number didn't rattle Wall Street;
  • So what's driving inflation? We've got a list;
  • The company says he needs a break;
  • The food server fired after getting a $4,400 tip;
  • McDonald's spending on...diversity;
  • GM says the new electric Silverado will be "un-matched";
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Oh, oh...Mr. Big and Peloton.

And yep, Jeff Pitts from Cityview is in to chat it up about arts, culture, sports, music and more.  To listen to 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 in the DSM Metro with Jeff Pitts of Cityview

Welcome to the weekend! And, just like we do at the end of each business week our friend Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine is in to chat it up about stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Even if you don't live close you'll get a "flavor" of the lifestyle events going down this weekend into next week. Like the East Village Promenade the Nutcracker ballet, Jordan Smith over in Pella, The Tall Grass Theater, "Geezers" in Ankeny, a bunch of basketball, the Iowa Stars take on Milwaukee, Lights, Trivia and a John Walters book signing at Beaverdale Books....whew!

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 3 December 2021

It's been a wild week on Wall Street compounded by the new variant and the threat of a government shutdown. Whew... And, because it is Friday stay with us because after the news we're riffing about Bitcoin Machines as well as "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview. But...first the news:

  • The jobs report and the unemployment rate;
  • Produce and maple syrup made the news;
  • She asked, "Why are beef prices so high?"
  • Another retail giant to close stores in January;
  • That Bass Pro/Sportsman's Warehouse deal...off;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Don't get rid of that home office...yet.

Those stories plus find out what Jeff's wife thinks about him shelling out $7,000 for a "Bitcoin Machine that spits out money". Sure we also talk about stuff to do in the greater Des Moines Metro but the "Bitcoin Machine" has us going.  You can hear all of that by clicking 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 and a Bitcoin Machine…with Jeff Pitts

Each week Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine comes in to chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro but today...we spend some time talking about his fascination with a "Bitcoin Machine". "Hey, you just plug it in and it spits out money..." Clearly I'm not buying it (and neither is his Bride) but it makes for a fun listen. Then we get into sports, music, plays a little Big Ten conversation about the football game and more. Hey, it's Friday...have some fun already! 

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 26 November 2021

The day after Thanksgiving in the U.S. and the stock market had its worst day since October of 2020 as a new COVID variant roiled the markets.  And, because it's Friday, make sure you click through for Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. But, first the news:

  • The markets react to more COVID news;
  • Pfizer stock surges and why;
  • Fast food restaurants getting rid of dining rooms;
  • The FBI weighs in on scams;
  • Oil prices took a beating today;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Some Black Friday surprises.

Those stories and Jeff Pitts from Cityview. To hear us talking about cool stuff to do just click here and thanks for listening!

 

Stuff to DO with Jeff Pitts and Cityview

Each Friday 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 and into next week.  Today we're riffing about a bunch of holiday events from Disney on Ice to the Festival of Trees to Jolly Holiday Lights to Santa Rockin' Lights at Living History Farms music in Pella, Martina McBride in Ames authors at Beaverdale Books, Wil Farrell trivia at Smash Park...click through and have a fun weekend and week.

That's a wrap and 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 19 November 2021

Welcome to Friday!  The Blue Chips had a rough day today and we'll share why. Also, because it is Friday, Jeff Pitts is in to check out a list of Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. Enjoy!  But, first the news:

  • Tough day the the Dow...blame COVID;
  • Gas and Oil companies faltered today;
  • Some thoughts on the red-hot housing market;
  • Is truck driving...worth it?
  • Who, really, is responsible for the high cost of insulin?
  • Seems a joint EV deal between Ford and Rivian is dead;
  • Another Detroit automaker is pushing vaccines;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, might inflation be your...friend?

Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview is in....to listen to that conversation about Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro just click here!

 

Stuff to DO with Cityview & Jeff Pitts

Each Friday we spend some time riffing about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine and today we've got lots of stuff to talk about. From The Iowa Wild hitting the ice on Friday to Shakespere at Simpson College some quilt talk, violins, threads at the Historic Franklin Jr. High, Gladys Knight and the Pips at Hoyt Sherman...wow!  Some sports talk about basketball, football and a whole bunch more. Get local with us...and have some fun.

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 12 November 2021

The end of another business week and thanks for being with us. After the news make sure you click through for our hyper local look at Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. Here's what we've got for you today:

  • Oil prices fall...gas too?  And why;
  • How much might you save with an EV;
  • More "Tuna Talk" about Subway;
  • The IRS has new deduction numbers;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • A closer look at job quit numbers.

It's another Friday and Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is in the chat it up about stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro.  We've got a play in Altoona (Think Adams Family) and a play at the Des Moines Playhouse. Some sports with Iowa State, Drake, the Des Moines Bucs.  Cody Jenkins is in Ames. The Cake is at the Stoner Theater. David Nail is in Pella and the Iowa Wolves are in action next week.  Click through and have some fun already! 

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.

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