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The Business News Headlines 20 November 2020

Hey, it's Friday so why not start out the business news headlines talking about...beer. Seems like the right thing to do.  Welcome to this edition and here is what we've got for you today:

  • Beer for a Billion;
  • Pfizer seeks an emergency authorization;
  • Young people fleeing the cities;
  • The Fed and Treasury are...well...sparing;
  • Bill Gates on COVID19 and the U.S. response;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • A housing boom is happening.

Those stories plus our hyper-local look at Stuff to Do in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. We're talking hockey, ice rinks, movies, a play reading and Dirt Burger...no, really.  You can hear all of that...here. 

Thanks for coming by! 

The Business News Headlines 19 November 2020

It seems like each day we bring you the news of another business or business sector that is struggling or simply going out of business. But, some are thriving. It's the business news headlines for Thursday the 19th of November and here is what we've got:

  • The stock prices of these companies are...way up;
  • More stimulus stories moved the markets;
  • Adult children moving...home with their folks;
  • Facebook defends bringing employees back to the office;
  • BuzzFeed is buying The Huff Post;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • News about wages and Starbucks.

Those stories PLUS you'll meet Roger Stalheim who is in talking about a free business planning summit taking place on December 9th. Yes, it's free and you can join from anywhere you're located.  To listen to that conversation, just click here.

Thanks for coming by! 

The Business News Headlines 9 November 2020

There were times last week when we wondered if we'd make it to Monday...whew!  Today we've got these business news headlines and then a fun, but informative conversation with a new friend from Fort Worth, Texas.  But first:

  • Two things impacted the markets;
  • Why Uber shares were up so much;
  • Would you eat a....McPlant?
  • The news that rocked the world today;
  • Santa to take a hit this year;
  • Coca Cola continues to cull;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The disappearing MBA program.

Those stories PLUS you'll meet "recovering attorney" Malone Ranger who is now a noted public speaker and, get this, is the Mid-Day Air Personality on 95.9 The Ranch in Fort Worth, Texas.  Learn the "Business of Being Malone Ranger" by clicking through right here.  

Thanks for listening! 

The Business News Headlines 5 November 2020

Yes, we get it...you're obsessed with waiting for election results but...there is other news going on and here is what we've got teed up for you today:

  • A reminder Wall Street is not the economy;
  • The Fed today said this about that;
  • Who is likely to own much of your radio station;
  • Poverty and kids in the U.S. some sobering stats;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • Uber revenue declines  but not its stock;
  • Foreign students seeking an MBA bypass the U.S.

Thanks for listening! 

The Business News Headlines 28 October 2020

We're getting to the end of October and for Wall Street it's been a spooky season. Here are the business news headlines for Wednesday the 28th of October:

  • Another sell-off on Wall Street and you know why;
  • Oil prices tumbled today and why;
  • The biggest financial fear for Americans is....
  • Food stockpiling and food manufacturing;
  • Technology and the U.S. Senate today;
  • Losing our appetite for chain restaurants;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Hey, Tic Tok is hiring!

Those storie plus we welcome back Austin, Texas singer/songwriter Roxi Copland to talk with us a bit about her business, COVID19, getting radio airplay, juggling business responsibilities and...Spotify. To hear that conversation and a snippet of her new song, click here.

Thanks for listening.

The Business of Being Roxi Copland

We've had the pleasure of knowing singer/song writer Roxi Copland for several years and followed her work from Iowa to Wisconsin and now Texas. She recently released a new song, "Daddy Don't Do Politics" (and you'll hear a snippet of it here) so we thought it would be a great time to catch up with her and her business. We talk about everything from the impact the pandemic has had on creative musicians to getting radio air-time to the struggles with streaming services like Spotify. And, if you want a peek at "Milwaukee Strong" here you go.  Welcome back Roxi Copland: 

The Business News Headlines 5 October 2020

It's the Monday Edition of the Business News Headlines and here's what we've got for you today:

  • Markets rise because of two pieces of news;
  • Changes in how we're spending money since March;
  • That "cocktail" the president got...some legal issues;
  • 28,000 out of work as a theater chain closes;
  • Seems that more folks are...depressed;
  • Well, you could be living in Venezuela;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The return of the automat for...food.

Thanks for listening and join us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour.

 

The Business News Headlines & More 8 September 2020

Welcome back and we hope you in Canada and the U.S. had a good Labor Day Holiday. By the way, you want to follow us on Twitter it's @IOB_NewsHour.  On the newscast today:

  • Tesla stock tumbles big time;
  • Airline stocks and summer driving;
  • Consumers and their credit;
  • Demand for oil dries up...again;
  • Apple and their big event is coming;
  • The Wall Street Report
  • Feeling "socially awkward"?

Those stories PLUS I'll visit with Brent Roske, a noted filmmaker, who is bringing back Roske on Politics. We'll talk about his love for film, the films he's done with some cast members from West Wing and then get into what Roske on Politics is, where you can see it and also about the power Iowa has when it comes to national elections. Oh...and he has an amazing bit of trivia about Congress and Iowa...that shocked me.  To listen, just click here.

Thanks for coming by! 

Roske on Politics for 2020

He's a returning guest to the Business News Hour, Brent Roske has a love affair with politics and helping people understand the candidates and their positions...not in thirty second clips but in long-form interviews. Here we visit with Brent about the new show which will air on We Are Iowa WOI-TV5 as well as his site Roske.TV and a conversation about the impact Iowa has with the Iowa Caucus, which is yet another passion for this talented filmmaker. Learn more about that here at Keep Iowa First. Meet Brent: 

The Business News Headlines 1 September 2020

Welcome to a new month...and where did August go?  We've been busy digging up some of the business news stories you may have missed and this is what we've got for you today:

  • Great data from manufacturing but, there is a but;
  • Apartment renting...a thing of the past;
  • Commercial office and retail space in trouble;
  • Uber and selfies...no really;
  • The payroll tax holiday started today one word: Confusing;
  • The job posting from Amazon they took down;
  • The grocery store that doesn't allow shoppers;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Ben & Jerry's, Ice Creme and White Supremacy.

Thanks for listening! 

 

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