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The Business News Headlines 26 February 2021

Welcome to the Friday Edition of the Business News Headlines...whew...what a week. You're just a click away from some of the biggest business news stories of the day all delivered in under ten minutes. And, remember, follow us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour all day long.  Here's what we've got for you:

  • The Blue Chips sink again today and why;
  • More small businesses are closing;
  • Meanwhile, personal income is...up;
  • Oil prices stalled out today but up a bunch in February;
  • Consumers and the Costco move to $16 an hour;
  • Some payment system problems today;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • And, an island is for sale...and it's stunning.

Those stories PLUS Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine and I get Hyper-Local with Stuff to do in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. Hey, it's Friday.  To listen to all of that, just click here! 

Thanks for listening! 

Stuff to DO with Cityview

Every Friday we get Hyper-Local and focus on Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines, Iowa Metro with Jeff Pitts who is the managing editor of Cityview Magazine. No matter where you are this bit of banter is a departure from the serious news we deliver each day. Today we're talking hockey, the Des Moines Art Center, the Des Moines Playhouse, the start of the Girls State Basketball Tournament. Iowa is turning 175 and the Historical Society has some neat things going on. We'll talk TV shows and trivia, Drake Basketball and a funny bit presented by the Des Moines Performing Arts...GO!

 

The Business News Headlines 19 February 2021

It's Friday and we've made it to the weekend! Just ahead you'll hear from Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine and our hyper-local look at "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro...no matter where you live it's a lighthearted look...and life. Meanwhile in the business news headlines:

  • OK, so how big is our economic hole?
  • The IRS is also pleased with Wall Street;
  • Work from home? How about a pay cut?
  • The post COVID job picture;
  • A cooking product recall;
  • The Texas power grid...oh my;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • And, oil prices fall again and why.

Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine.  It's a fun look at Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro.  To listen, just click here.

Thanks for coming by. 

 

Stuff to DO with Cityview

We're back with Jeff Pitts who is the managing editor for Cityview Magazine, the monthly that is all about Des Moines, Iowa, with his list of "Stuff to DO". Never at a loss we've got information about "Leaving Iowa" at the Des Moines Playhouse, A GUN SHOW in Altoona, the State Wrastlin' Tournament, The Des Moines Bucs are playing for two nights. a tribute band for REO Speedwagon is at Wooly's, the ARL is back with their fundraiser.  Basketball is on this weekend, Botanical Blues at the Botanical Gardens, historic dinners at Living History Farms...and so much more.  Enjoy...and have some fun.  

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!!  

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