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The Business News Headlines 9 January 2021

Well, THAT was a week! Today we had even more excitement following a case of a U.S. Senator who said he "miss-spoke" about continued stimulus dollars and a President Elect who set the record straight. Here's what we've got:

  • The Markets tumbled early in the day and why;
  • The job numbers came in and they were not pretty;
  • Dominion did what they warned they would do;
  • Semi-Conductors and...vehicles.  It's a story;
  • General Motors shows off a new logo;
  • Deutsche Bank to pay a fine;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Business leaders backing Biden in several ways.

Those stories and Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine with his lists of Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro tonight into next week. To listen to here. 


Stuff to DO with Cityview

Each week we sit down with Jeff Pitts the Managing Editor for Cityview Magazine and chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines, Iowa Metro. Even if you don't live anywhere close it's always a fun adventure. You'll hear about a host of things going on including the chance to get my hands on a bazooka. Well, maybe not.  Have some fun've earned it. 

The Business News Headlines 7 January 2021

Hard to believe that it's already Thursday! We're back on track today after being glued to the newswires all yesterday afternoon. Here's what we've got for you today:

  • Wall Street and the Biden Certification;
  • Let's buy stuff...and we've got a list of bargains;
  • A new vaccine made news in...Brazil;
  • A stimulus check update;
  • Notice a quiet? Social Media and President Trump;
  • Work from home even changes how we buy stuff;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Jobs and cities and the jobs report.

Those stories and for the interview it's entrepreneur Desmund Adams from Focus and Find a totally different way to recruit individuals that not only makes sense but helps businesses To listen, click here. 

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You can hear the passion in his voice as Desmund Adams the founder and CEO of Focus and Find - A Socially Responsible Talent Acquisition Firm talks about how we have traditionally done recruiting and why that has failed in bringing the best people to the table. Consider who are your customers and how diverse they are. It's a start.  

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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 sine 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 6 January 2021

Imagine having to put together the business news headlines with everything else going on in the United States today. I can tell you it wasn't easy.  But, here's what we've got for you today:

  • Domestic terror and business;
  • The Georgia Election and what is next;
  • Investors worry about "Big Tech";
  • What's in the Biden Tax Plan;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • The World Bank on the recovery.

Those stories plus our first studio interview since March of last year. You'll meet Patrick Palmer who, with his company The Computer Guy is in our Small Business Spotlight. To hear his interesting back-story just click here.

Thanks for coming by and follow us on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour

Meet The Computer Guy - Patrick Palmer

Thanks for listening. My guest is Patrick Palmer a small business person from Central Iowa who has, for twenty-five years, been helping individuals, businesses and non-profits with their technology. He is known as The Computer Guy and his work is first class. Patrick is a returning guest and, this is the first in-studio interview I've been able to do since March of 2020. Here you'll learn how Patrick got started and what motivates him. This was fun.

The Business News Headlines 5 January 2021

Welcome back to the Business News Headlines for Tuesday the 5th of January. Reminder you can follow us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour. Here is what we've got for you today: 

  • Georgia votes today and business on the fence;
  • Another COVID19 causality: State & Local Budgets;
  • Another round of retail closings announced;
  • Guaranteed Basic Income is a thing;
  • Americans back to buying vehicles;
  • A new car company has been formed;
  • The NYSE thumbs its nose at President Trump;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Is fatherhood...back?

Thanks for listening! 

The Business News Headlines 4 January 2021

Welcome back to the first Monday of 2021 and the business news headlines from today. Here is what we've got for you today and a reminder you can follow us all day on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour. 

  • Business urges Congress to certify the Biden win;
  • Following a big close to 2020 stocks slipped today and why;
  • Google now has a union;
  • Tech stocks took a beating today;
  • Vaccine manufacturers hungry for workers;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Slack was down today and what that meant.

Those stories just a click away and thanks for listening! 

The Business News Headlines31 December 2020

It's the final day of 2020...who's ready?  Here's what business news we've got cooked up for you on this the New Years Eve Edition.  A programing note, we're off tomorrow but watch our Twitter Stream @IOB_NewsHour for some great interviews from the past year.

  • Wall Street has a record year;
  • Meanwhile investors are ignoring several issues;
  • The best of times, the worst of times;
  • Mortgage rates fall yet again, but...
  • Vaccine delivery a word...awful;
  • Target issues children's clothing recall;
  • There is also a massive pet food recall;
  • The JC Penny CEO is...out;
  • The Wall Street Report;
  • Jillian Michaels says we're going to be working out at...home.

Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview with his New Years Eve look at stuff to do in the Greater Des Moines Metro.  To hear here! 

Thanks for listening.

Stuff to Do with Cityview!

Usually we do this on Friday afternoon BUT because it was New Years Eve Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine is in to chat about some picks for this weekend and things to do into next week. Inside we'll chat about dancing on the pool table at a holiday party long ago (And, I said "News Girl"..ouch) Apples and ARL, Brenton Skating, football and basketball this weekend. Also the Des Moines Bucs face off against the Omaha Lancers (hate 'em) the Science Center and Sue, Living History Farm Dinners and snowmobiling at Big Creek. Have some fun already...  Have some fun already.

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