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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 & More 22 October 2019

10/22/2019
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It was a mixed bag on Wall Street today as the Dow came off session highs dragged down by McDonald's and Traveler's Insurance. We've got these stories for you today: Has Harley-Davidson turned the corner;Verizon and the "Streaming Wars";Car prices continue to climb;Housing prices going up...again;Shopping Malls and Housing...a return to the 1920's;Tough talk about...diapers.Those stories and a visit from Connie Grinder in "A Mother's Tale of Mental Illness". I heard her speak last month at...

Duration:00:09:29

A Mother Talks About Mental Health

10/22/2019
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Several weeks ago I met Connie Grunder who has been sharing the story about her son Zach. She attended one of many NAMI Walks and I asked her if she might want to tell her story to you. Mental health and mental health awareness is complicated for many and it has a deep impact on businesses, schools...and of course...families. Here is Zach's Story. And, if you would like Connie to come to your school or business here is the link to NAMI of Iowa. The award winning Insight on Business the News...

Duration:00:11:00

The Business News & More 21 October 2019

10/21/2019
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Welcome back to a busy week! In the newscast today we'll share several stories that will interest you plus you'll hear from four entrepreneurs who are working it at The Runway a new co-working site in the nearly empty Southridge Mall. Then Laura Kinnard is in to chat about that project and some events. Today: Amazon shipping out of date and spoiled food?Ford Motor Company and the botched Explorer rollout;Will they or won't they ratify the GM/UAW agreement;Boeing stock in free fall;GrubHub...

Duration:00:08:41

The Runway & Business Events with Laura Kinnard

10/21/2019
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You've already met four of the entrepreneurs associated with The Runway a co-working space located inside the nearly empty Southridge Mall. Now listen up at our contributor, Laura Kinnard talks about that as well as give us some heads up on several business events (DMBizEvents) happening in the Greater Des Moines Metro. See what you learn here? 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:00:10:19

Entrepreneurs from The Runway

10/21/2019
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Tucked into the cavernous building once known as the Southridge Mall is The Runway. It's a place where entrepreneurs can gather, work, learn and expand their business. At a recent open house I sat down with four individuals who are starting or working on their businesses. You'll meet Kourtney Perry of Privacy, LLC an event company that is helping put on a show October 31st, Twayne Deering from Toppz Handiman Services you can reach him at 309-635-7825. I also visit with Jeremiah Wright who is...

Duration:00:22:14

Politics in Polk County, Iowa with Sean Bagniewski

10/21/2019
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While we're totally into business the business of politics is always interesting. Here I sit down with the Chair of the Polk County Democrats, Sean Bagniewski and talk about volunteers, community groups, organizing, presidential candidates, the Steak Fry that fed over 12,000 people and the upcoming visit by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). And, if you are interested you can grab your ticket to that event...here. Meet Sean... The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with...

Duration:00:20:04

The Business News Headlines 19 October 2019

10/18/2019
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It's the end of the trading week and stocks fell today as a result of worries regarding the slow growth numbers coming out of China. Welcome to the business news headlines for Friday the 18th day of October. On tap: The link investors worry about with China;If you experienced a Verizon outage you are not alone;More tariff trouble this time for Europe;App troubles continue for Chipotle;Amex says corporate spending is down;Baby powder back in the news;YOU...yes you...are buying more Coke...

Duration:00:08:46

Stuff to DO with Cityview!

10/18/2019
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Each Friday I get to riff with Jeff Pitts who is the managing editor for Cityview Magazine about neat "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Not to disappoint we've got sports, ballet, markets, music, tap-dancing and so much more. Plus we offer "commentary" on a host of items. Hey, it's Friday and you deserve to lighten up a bit! Here you go! 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:00:19:17

The Business News Headlines & More 17 October 2019

10/17/2019
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There was some good news on the business front today and you would have thought that might supercharge the markets but...it was not to be. The Dow posted a modest gain of 23 points to 27,025 the S&P 500 was up by 8 points and the Nasdaq out performed up by 32 points to end the day at 8,156. The Markets and what happened;Is the White House manipulating the markets;China and Ag will they or won't they;Taco Bell and advertising;Space Suits are ready for you.Those stories and a conversation...

Duration:00:09:48

Iowa Election Changes with Jamie Fitzgerald

10/17/2019
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We aired this piece earlier on News/Talk 1540 KXEL and now here. Jamie Fitzgerald is the Polk County, Iowa Auditor which means he oversees elections in the most populated county in the state. Here we go over several changes enacted by the Iowa Legislature that will impact your ability to cast a vote in the upcoming November elections. For full transparency we believe voting should be easier rather than harder. But, that's us. Click through to hear our conversation. Here too is the Polk...

Duration:00:17:29

The Business News and More 16 October 2019

10/16/2019
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Yesterday everybody was excited about earnings reports...today...not so much. We've got a full boat for you let's get started: Yesterday was a memory as retail sales numbers sank Wall Street;The United Auto Workers and General Motors...a settlement?Need new tires before winter? We've got a tip;Airlines are fretting over the return of the Boeing Max 737;The ghost of 2016 comes back to haunt Wells Fargo;Big meat is falling in love with...no meat.Those stories plus my two-part interview with...

Duration:00:09:02

Jack Hatch and Des Moines Part One

10/16/2019
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Former State Senator Jack Hatch has, once again, dusted off his campaign talents to take on incumbent Mayor Frank Cownie. Many have questioned why Senator Hatch who served in the Iowa Legislature and was the Democratic candidate for Governor would want to run for this office. That's where we start and he's got lots of reasons. Here then is Part One: 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:00:14:08

Jack Hatch and Des Moines Part Two

10/16/2019
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We kick off part two of my conversation with mayoral candidate Sen. Jack Hatch by talking about poverty in Des Moines. We're talking about real, crippling poverty that nobody seems to want to discuss. We'll move from that into several other issues Candidate Hatch thinks you should know about...click for more. 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:00:16:41

The Business News Headlines & More 15 October 2019

10/15/2019
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Yesterday investors weren't so sure about the future of trade talks with China. Today they threw all of that out the window... Welcome to the business news headlines for Tuesday the 15th of October. Just a click away: What drove Wall Street today;The Turkish economic sanctions? Yawn;Could the GM strike be nearing an end;Two words for used car buyers: Buyer Beware;Companies that are cool but not making a dime;The AMC cinema chain to stream...no, really;In case you've run out of stuff to...

Duration:00:09:45

Playing To His Strength - Business

10/15/2019
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The moment we saw the press release from the John Delaney campaign we thought it was brilliant and reached out to the Iowa State Director, Brent Roske, for details. It's called the Heartland Startup Tour and it's not a typical campaign event but something that plays into the strength of former Congressman John Delaney and that's business and startups. Click through and learn more about this novel way to reach what some might consider non-traditional voters. The award winning Insight on...

Duration:00:12:24

The Business News Headlines & More 14 October 2019

10/14/2019
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First of all, Happy Thanksgiving to our Canadian listeners as you celebrate the harvest as well as your freedoms. We're with you on that. In the business news today: Markets slump, as we suggested they would, and why;Amazon just launched something new that has Target worried;Day 29 of the UAW strike against General Motors..an update;American manufacturing is hurting for a number of reasons;It's Mac & Cheesegate;Restaurants and tipping could be a problem say critics;The paper beer bottle is...

Duration:00:08:59

Business Events with Laura Kinnard

10/14/2019
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First of all, it's Monday and we want to wish our Canadian friends and listeners Happy Thanksgiving. May it be a wonderful festival as you celebrate harvest and freedom. And, because it's Monday we've also got Laura Kinnard from Drake University, DMACC and DMBizMixer in to chat it up about upcoming business events happening in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Always fun and informative here's Laura! The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday,...

Duration:00:14:54

Stuff to DO with Cityview Magazine

10/12/2019
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And, we've got Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine. We'll talk sports, music, movies, the Covered Bridge Festival and more. The folks at Cityview...know what to do Saturday into next week. Go and have some fun...you have earned it! 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...

Duration:00:12:54

The Business News Headlines and More 11 Oct 2019

10/11/2019
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Wall Street had a party today as President Trump said the first step in a trade agreement with China is about to be drafted....that caused the Dow to climb by over 319 points. Today: A trade deal but few details as of now;Older model used cars are rising in price;Americans are behind on car payments;Tesla and it's autopilot...good or bad?Those stories plus Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine is with us riffing about "Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro" this weekend into next week. To listen...

Duration:00:06:37

The Business News Headlines & More 10 October 2019

10/10/2019
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Wall Street trended higher today on the hope that the U.S. and China will see some progress this week. In other business news today: If you are looking for a slightly used vehicle we've got good news;China wants something from the NBA they are not willing to give;Social Security folks get a bump;The UAW strike day 23 and an update;Stress out due to money? Yes say Gen X...Want a job? Delivery is a big deal;A happy job? Work from home and make...more.Those stores and our Small Business...

Duration:00:09:44