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Insight on Business a production of our advertising agency about the Des Moines business community and news-maker interviews.

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Insight on Business a production of our advertising agency about the Des Moines business community and news-maker interviews.

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The Business News Headlines 16 November 2018

11/16/2018
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It's been a wild week for the markets and we'll check out how they did. Also today we've got some retail news...some of the stories you'll hear today: More employers are making an offer based on only one phone interview;What department store chain is trying to become the next...Sears;Boomers are feeling the squeeze in caring for aging parents and their cash strapped kids;Toys R Us is gone so where you going to find...kid toys;What happened on Wall Street and why.Plus it's Friday and each...

Duration:00:12:30

Stuff to DO with Cityview, Jeff Pitts and Parker Reed

11/16/2018
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We've got Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week from hockey on Friday to Triple Espresso to something called Nice Work if You Can Get It at Drake University. Also the Des Moines Opera, a comic book event the Barnstormers tryouts and so much more. Of course all the events are laced with our banter that is...mostly silly. But, hey!! It's Friday. Here is Parker Reed and the Managing Editor of Cityview Magazine, Jeff Pitts.... The award winning Insight on...

Duration:00:24:03

The Business News Headlines 15 November 2018

11/15/2018
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The markets snapped a five day losing streak today on the hope that there might be some headway in the trade talks between the United States and China. In other business news: A housing trend that we bet you knew nothing about but it is surging;Sen. Bernie Sanders and his bill to force Walmart to pay $15 an hour;Wells Fargo to cut 1,000 workers many in Des Moines, Iowa;Tesla cuts the price of their home solar units;What happened and why on Wall Street.Those stories plus a conversation about...

Duration:00:11:13

Rural Health Care and the Economy

11/15/2018
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Our guest is Dr. Keith Mueller from the University of Iowa and our conversation centers on the rural economy and its dependency on health care workers. We'll talk about how critical health care delivery is to the rural economy, some of the headwinds faced by changing payment systems and more. If you live in Rural America many of the things Dr. Mueller talks about will not surprise you...but urban dwellers may find it shocking. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael...

Duration:00:16:04

The Need to Increase Physician Assistant Numbers in Iowa

11/15/2018
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The numbers are...in a word, scary, as more and more physicians assistants enter retirement. Meet Dr. Thomas Gruca from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business as we talk about a recent study that looked at who is providing health care in Iowa, where the needs are and what colleges and universities are doing to address what is sure to be looming shortage of physicians assistants. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long...

Duration:00:18:28

The Business News Headlines 14 November 2018

11/14/2018
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The business news headlines on your time...and today was another tough day on Wall Street we'll have those details...first. Also today: The oil industry has a junk product and you'll not guess what it is;Consumer prices are up...but you knew that;When a stock sinks more than 20% from its high we get bears...hello Apple;J&J gets some relief from a California lawsuit;Child care costs in Iowa are out of control, costing more than housing;Markets? Don't ask...Also we're back with our Out to...

Duration:00:11:27

Quick Bites with Karl Schaphorst

11/14/2018
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Before we get into our lunch conversation we offer up Quick Bites; three questions to our guest so you get to know more about him...before we dig into Out to Lunch at Gilroy's in West Des Moines. Here is Karl Schaphorst from Sandler Training and Quick Bites.... The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be...

Duration:00:05:22

Out to Lunch with Karl Schaphorst from Sandler Sales Training

11/14/2018
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Today we go Out to Lunch at Gilroy's in West Des Moines with Karl Schaphorst from Sandler Training. Karl and I talk business over lunch and you are invited to listen in. Our topic...sales and sales training. What tips and ideas can you learn as you spend some time Out to Lunch with the Business News Hour... The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news...

Duration:00:42:06

Davita Kidney Care Is....

11/13/2018
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Recently Davita Kidney Care opened yet another Des Moines, Iowa Metro location this time in Windsor Heights. We wanted to learn more about this fast growing company and sat down with Jennifer Morris, Kate Preston and Glen Griesheim. Here you will learn what they do to assist individuals with kidney disease, how they deliver services and much more including...why the name....Davita? The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long...

Duration:00:16:07

Business News Headlines 13 November 2018

11/13/2018
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Another volatile day on Wall Street as the Blue Chips rose by 100 points only to fall 200 points from their session highs...here's what we have on tap for you today: Amazon made it official NYC and Arlington, VA - Not everybody is happy;Americans are finding it harder and harder to get ahead...we'll tell that tale;Six weeks ago oil prices were climbing today oil lost yet again we'll share why;What happens when you don't embrace technology? Ask Burger King;Nationwide Insurance to lay off...

Duration:00:12:23

Business News Headlines 12 November 2018

11/12/2018
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Each weekday we watch and then report on some of the biggest business news stories impacting your life. Today we'll take a look at: The Market Drop and Why;Why the Strong Dollar is a Problem;Some Say Sears Should Die;Stan Lee Dead at 95;The Dark Side of the Restaurant Business;The Market Report.Those stories plus a conversation with Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) who was recently in Des Moines, Iowa Also, it's Monday and we'll visit with Laura Kinnard about business networking and...

Duration:00:12:04

Congressman Eric Swalwell in Iowa and We Asked Questions

11/12/2018
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We've just been through the midterm elections and some people say they are tired of anything to do with politics. However, our work comes to you from Iowa which is the crossroads for the 2020 election. In this segment we welcome back Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) to our microphones and chat with him about his remarks to the Iowa Asian/Latino Coalition and congratulate him on the birth of his new baby girl...yes, we did. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael...

Duration:00:07:35

Business Networking and Education with Laura Kinnard

11/12/2018
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Each Monday we invited our networking and business education contributor to our studios to talk...well, business networking and education opportunities in the Greater Des Moines, Iowa Metro. Laura, from Drake University and DMBizMixer.com has lots of things going on as people push to get programming in before the holiday rush. We're talking Denim, the Social Media Club of Des Moines, Des Moines International Airport (no...there are no direct international flights coming from here) and...

Duration:00:15:11

Stuff to DO Saturday Into Next Week with Jeff Pitts & Cityview

11/10/2018
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He is the managing editor for Cityview Magazine...and he is Jeff Pitts who joins us each week to offer up a rundown of Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro from Ames to Pella...he's got it covered. Inside: Food and Drink at HyVee Hall;A Journey Tribute;Hockey with the Iowa Wild;Diwali Celebration;ISU Football;Tiny Tim and Ukulele Talk;Straight No Chaser;Cinderella.And, don't expect anything but fun here...thanks for listening!

Duration:00:14:23

The Business News Headlines 9 November 2018

11/9/2018
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It's Friday and we've got the business news headlines and some fun directly ahead. Some of the stories you are just a click away from are: If we have to blame somebody...blame oil;Meredith Corporation sells Fortune Magazine and why;Ford Motor Company in more trouble...think debt;General Electric stock...ouch...just two years ago a share was over 32 bucks;Another restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa closes...and this one hurts;What happened today on Wall Street and why.Also, because it's Friday...

Duration:00:10:23

Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

11/9/2018
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It's Friday and time for some fun already. Jeff Pitts (Who, we JUST found out, is the Managing Editor...like where have we been?) of Cityview Magazine joins us to talk about music events in the Des Moines, Iowa Metro. Also some sports, some theater and we'll chat about Tiny Tim...no, really. THAT Tiny Tim...click through for some fun with Jeff. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The...

Duration:00:17:09

The Business News Headlines 8 November 2018

11/8/2018
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Lots of interesting business stories for you today...just a click away this is what we've got waiting for you: What goes up, must come down...a look at the markets;Amazon HQ2 headed to the Queens in NYC?Spoiler Alert: 11,000 UPS workers could be on strike as of Monday;We are swimming in...oil;Sears to close even more stores;The Housing Market - Things ain't lookin' so good.Those stories and a really meaningful conversation with Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. about race and race relations in business....

Duration:00:10:43

Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. on Race, Race Relations and Business

11/8/2018
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This is a serious look at what business may, or may not, understand about race and race relations. Recently this topic has been top of mind for many people in the justice community today we take the conversation to business. Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. is a nationally known author and public speaker on a number of topics dealing with race and race relations. You can find his website here at America & Moore. We start the conversation with a difficult question. The award winning Insight on Business...

Duration:00:16:04

Business News Headlines 7 November 2018

11/7/2018
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It's the day after the Midterms and we've got some business news. Some of the stories you'll hear tonight include: The Markets go crazy after the president signals he will work with the Democrats;The Girl Scouts have sued the Boy Scouts and we'll tell why;Farmers are unhappy with trade issues but not that unhappy to change anything;Barnes and Noble kicks off a new marketing campaign for the holidays.Also we'll climb into our Way-Back Machine for a conversation that is critical to...

Duration:00:10:15

From The Way-Back Machine - Meet Chad Hitsman and Edgetech - Think Thanksgiving

11/7/2018
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Now that we're done with Halloween and the election time to focus on the next holiday...Thanksgiving. We got into our Way-Back Machine for this piece we did with Chad Hitsman from Edgetech a mobile sharpening small business in the Des Moines Metro. You've gotta have the right tools to cook and some of those tools should be sharp knives. Edgetech in our Small Business Spotlight. The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business...

Duration:00:12:23