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Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 4 January 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 10:58


Thanks for joining us for the business news headlines and stick around for a special two-part interview about the changing world of broadcasting. My guest is Jeff Stein the News and Program Director for News/Talk 1540 KXEL, based in Waterloo, Iowa. It's really an amazing behind the scenes look at how the media, be it print or broadcasting, has had to adjust their methods of sharing the news.  But, first, here's what we've got for you today: A stunning number of Americans quit their jobs; Manufacturing in the U.S. has slowed down; The new Omicron numbers are sobering; But, the Blue Chips soared today; Ford announces production changes for the F-150 Lightning; Whoa, what? Meatless KFC chicken? 4 at Google get massive pay increases. The rest? The Wall Street Report; WeWork CEO getting into the apartment game. Those stories and a two-part conversation about the media business, knowing your customers, changing delivery methods and all that entails. My guest is Jeff Stein from News/Talk 1540 KXEL based in Waterloo, Iowa but heard in multiple Midwestern states as the sun goes down.  Here is Part One of that conversation and here is Part Two. Enjoy! Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

Insight On Business the News Hour
The World of Broadcasting with Jeff Stein - Part One

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 16:00


So much has changed over the past decade when it comes to broadcasting. Here Jeff Stein the News and Program Director for News/Talk 1540 KXEL sits with us to explain those changes. How audiences habits have been altered and how broadcasters today find ways to reach them. It's a great "insiders look" at how the media, be it print or electronic, has had to find new avenues to get the message out. Enjoy! Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

Insight On Business the News Hour
The World of Broadcasting in 2022 with Jeff Stein - Part Two

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 13:05


This is Part Two of our conversation with Jeff Stein the News and Program Director for News/Talk 1540 KXEL We kick this segment off talking about "translators" and, no, they are not working at the United Nations. This is about an "FM Translator" for an AM radio station. Why would that be necessary. We also talk about the many ways broadcasters need to be able to present their content. The list gets...long in this changing world of broadcasting. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 3 January 2022

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 11:16


Welcome, once again, to a brand new year. Glad you've clicked through. Here are the business news headlines we've got for you today and there are some surprises just ahead. Need a used car? Get ready for sticker shock; New car sales off a whopping 23% from last year; The first trading day of 2022 was...good; The number one carmaker in the U.S. is... How about some plant based sausage for lunch; And a real meat story with some...serious cash; Starbucks says it's employees must get the jab or... COVID home tests from a surprising place; The Wall Street Report; Do we call this Return to the Office 3.0? Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 31 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 9:26


It's the New Years Eve edition of Insight on Business glad you're with us again today. Let us hope that 2022 is a better year for so many.  Here's what we've got for you today and stick around because Jeff Pitts from Cityview is in to chat it up about stuff to do in the Greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. But, first the news: The ten best performing stocks of 2021? We have a list; Wall Street ended the day down but the year up; A strike at an Apple factory in India; Some union news out of an East Coast McDonald's; Know anybody that uses a Blackberry?  We have news; The Wall Street Report; 2021 takes from us a television icon. It's a Happy New Year to you and yours! With us, because we don't take days off, is Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine and he's got a list of "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines, Iowa Metro. We've got music, stories, sports and all kinds of "Friday Fun". Click through and get out there...enjoy!  Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
Stuff to DO in Des Moines with Cityview Magazine

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 11:10


It's a Happy New Year to you and yours! With us, because we don't take days off, is Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine and he's got a list of "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines, Iowa Metro. We've got music, stories, sports and all kinds of "Friday Fun". Click through and get out there...enjoy!  Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 30 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 11:01


We're quickly closing the books on 2021 and some folks are saying it can't come soon enough. What a year. Thanks for being with us and here's what we've got for you in the business news headlines: Armed guards in Midwestern grocery stores; Stocks turned south today and why; Hey, it's National Bacon Day! We've got deals; Sen. Bernie Sanders and Warren Buffett news; No more overtime is what airline workers are saying; The CDC says no cruse ships for you; The Wall Street Report; The new COVID surge may have in impact on...your resolution. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.    

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 29 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 9:51


As we wind down 2021 Wall Street is seeing light trading but still some healthy gains. Thanks for coming by for the business news headlines for today. Here's what we've got for you today: The Dow hit another positive session and why; An Iowa based grocery chain won't be going to Texas; Food prices are set to increase next year we have a sample; Folks in California might be able to buy food and why; Apple stores in NYC are open...sorta; Some DoorDash news that is not popular with some; A shocking Alexa story that could have been lethal; The Wall Street Report and some new data; Wages, for some American, are rocketing higher. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 28 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 10:40


We're clearly on the downward drive of 2021 but still there is always breaking news from the world of business. Today we'll start out talking about the Santa Rally and some surprising news from Apple.  Let's go: The Santa Rally stalled and why; A retail giant is back but, will it last? A pay-day loan company is in really hot water; Apple is in the "giving mode" it would seem; Gas to hit close to $4 a gallon? We're not buying it; EV maker Rivian made an announcement today; The Wall Street Report; Not flying? You are soooooo lucky. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 27 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 11:00


Welcome back and we hope you had a meaningful Christmas Weekend. Us? We were here sharing some of the best long-form business interviews of the past several years and doing our Sunday Business Week in Review on News/Talk 1540 KXEL in Iowa. No rest for the wicked...huh?  Here's what we have for you today: Strong retail data out moved the markets; Thousands of flights cancelled and why; McDonald's rationing French Fries? Oh, and selling Quarter Pounders with cheese for $1.34? Some other fast food news from Taco Bell; What's with the engine fires in Kia and Hyundai vehicles? Some COVID news from the banking world; The Wall Street Report and some data you should know; Nope, we're not done with you and your vaccine and Apple shuts down all their stores...where?  NYC Those stories plus we climb into our Way-Back Machine to listen to a remarkable conversation about getting consumers "emotionally engaged" with your product or service. My guest is Gabor George Burt and we'll dig deep into how to make this happen and why it's important for your business. To listen, just click here.  Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
Rewind - Consumers and Emotional Connections with Gabor George Burt

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 15:14


Several years ago we sat down with author and lecturer Gabor George Burt to chat it up about his book Slingshot and how businesses can get consumers emotionally attached to their product and service. While all of this deals with building solid relationships and sounds easy...there is a method. This piece aired this past Sunday on News/Talk 1540 KXEL in case you missed it.  Step into our Way-Back Machine for this conversation:  Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
Stuff to DO with Cityview Christmas Eve Edition

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 10:37


Yes, we're on it even on Christmas Eve. Here Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine is in to chat it up about a host of things going on mostly next week. But there are still light shows to see tonight and then some Iowa Wild Hockey next week. Some Drake games some trivia and the Bucs hit the ice as well. It's Friday Fun even on Christmas Eve. Enjoy and have a great Christmas.  Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 23 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 11:26


The business news headlines kick off with a sobering statistic on this the day before Christmas Eve. Thanks for being with us. A programing note: The markets are closed tomorrow (Friday) and so, sorta, are we. However we'll be posting up some long form business interviews that you can listen to as you make your way to Grandmother's House.  For today: A sobering statistic about the U.S. life expectancy; Wall Street was up for the third day in a row; We've got a new product recall to share; The suit against Subway is...well, not good; A refinery fire moves gas prices higher; The Wall Street Report; Some positive economic data from today; The most visited website on the planet is... Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 22 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 10:58


There was plenty of positive business news today as we edge ever closer to the Christmas holiday.  And, a programing note: Because the markets are closed on Friday we'll also be taking a breather BUT...watch out Twitter Feed as we'll be loading up with plenty of great long-form business interviews some several years old but still interesting stories. For today: The FDA did something big today; Walgreens is limiting sales of this product; The answer to the labor shortage? We'll share; One Starbucks item could rake in $3 billion this month; Sen. Elizabeth Warren goes after high grocery prices; The Wall Street Report; And, has the U.S. just shrugged off Omicron? Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 21 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 12:13


It was a dramatic reversal on Wall Street today as the major averages all surged higher. Why? Two strong reasons. Also some new rules for employers and we'll tackle that story first. Thanks for being with us again today. Got 100+ employees? The Labor Department has a message; The biggest European agriculture show...cancelled; U.S. markets rebounded today and for two good reasons; Hertz is being sued and you will not believe why; California is suing Walmart think landfills; Trucking company J.B. Hunt hands out nearly $10 million; The Wall Street Report; What President Biden said about tackling the latest surge. Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 20 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 12:17


Welcome back to the Monday before Christmas 2021. It will be a shorter week of trading on Wall Street and today the markets tanked yet again. Here's what we've got for you today: What prompted the sell off today; We've got another product recall for you; Amazon gave a book 5 stars because... Another city tries the guaranteed income program; The best loved companies? We'll share the top five; Yet another COVID economic casuality; Electric Vehicle stock sink and why; The Wall Street Report; Could the Big Apple be shutting down...again? Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 17 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 10:35


It was another rough day on Wall Street and we'll share that story and click ahead for Stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview. But, first the news: Stocks fell again today and why; No more "cooking with gas" in NYC; The "Never Ending Pasta Bowl" may be ending; Oregon grocery store chains to replace striking workers; Episodes of The Apprentice and legal issues in the news; The Wall Street Report; The December we didn't want to...remember. Those stories and Stuff to Do in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. We've got ballet, music, light shows the East Village event and so much more.  Click here to listen! Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
Stuff to DO with Jeff Pitts and Cityview

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 12:49


What just a week before Christmas? Yikes! If you haven't been out to see the lights, see a great play, ballet or...a bit of hockey we're here to push you along. With me, as he is each Friday is Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine with his list of "Stuff to Do" in the greater Des Moines Metro this weekend into next week. Click through and find out who made the cut this week. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 16 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 12:43


Our newscast comes out of Iowa where yesterday we saw a freak storm rage across the state causing property damage and the life of a truck driver. A reminder of the power of the weather.  Wind gusts as high as 85 mph...we're fine and grateful.  In the business news headlines: Millions quit their jobs...and why; The markets sagged today and we'll share why; McDonald's claws back $105 million in severance; The fastest selling vehicle in the U.S. is... Employees at a candle factory in Kentucky are suing; Buy Now - Pay Later is getting a hard look; The Wall Street Report; Texans are quitting their jobs in mass. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 15 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 11:21


It was a stunning afternoon as Wall Street collected itself and the markets roared. We'll have those details and more this evening. Meanwhile here in Central Iowa we're watching a huge storm heading east through the state with multiple tornado warnings and winds up to 95 miles per hour.   The movement on Wall Street was remarkable; Microsoft employees are talking wages and more; Kraft will pay you NOT to use cream cheese; A deeper dive into what the Fed is doing; Air Bus vs. Boeing in airplane sales; Apple has closed three stores and why; Yet another story about gambling and revenues; The Wall Street Report; Heard of "Boomerang Employees? You will today. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 14 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 12:28


When it comes to the business news it's always something and the "something" today was the Fed. Welcome to the business news headlines for Tuesday the 14th of December and stick around for our Small Business Spotlight featuring Schmidt Machine of Upper Sandusky, Ohio.  But first: Two things about the markets today; OPEC says oil consumption will increase; The International Energy Agency says the opposite; Jobs, Money and Divorce...it seems there is a link; Even 6-Figure earners are having trouble finding a home; $35 billion going all in on battery cars says the largest automaker; A deeper dive into the Fed Meeting; The Wall Street Report; "West Side Story" ain't producing...some thoughts. Those stories plus in our Small Business Spotlight you'll meet Kevin Schmidt who leads a family company in business since 1928. The Schmidt Machine Company story is right here. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
Meet Schmidt Machine with Kevin Schmidt

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 17:03


Over the years we've interviewed hundreds of business owners. Some that are in a brand new business and others that have taken over a company that's been around for decades. Today we're visiting with Kevin Schmidt whose grandfather, back in 1928, started Schmidt Machine based in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. For a family owned company to have been around that long is a testament to hard work and quality products. Schmidt Machine specializes in creating aftermarket ag parts and does business world-wide.  Meet Kevin...who also does a bit of "standup comedy" when he's not running the business and, yes, he offers up a sample. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 13 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 11:02


Early this morning when we looked at the futures coming in from Wall Street we predicted a better day. Little did we know what was lurking in the background. It's the business news headlines for Monday and here's what we've got: The markets tank on renewed fears; The "Misery Index" is in the news; Don't return it...keep it says three major companies; Time for GM to retire the Chevy Bolt; Vice President Harris and Central America; The Marshall Plan 2.0; The Wall Street Report; Some Netflix news. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 10 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 10:42


The end of another business week and we start the newscast with a number that we thought would do more damage. For the interview...it's the Weekend so Jeff Pitts from Cityview is in the chat it up about stuff to do in the Des Moines Metro.  But, first the news: The inflation number didn't rattle Wall Street; So what's driving inflation? We've got a list; The company says he needs a break; The food server fired after getting a $4,400 tip; McDonald's spending on...diversity; GM says the new electric Silverado will be "un-matched"; The Wall Street Report; Oh, oh...Mr. Big and Peloton. And yep, Jeff Pitts from Cityview is in to chat it up about arts, culture, sports, music and more.  To listen to that...just click here.  Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
Stuff to DO in the DSM Metro with Jeff Pitts of Cityview

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 12:54


Welcome to the weekend! And, just like we do at the end of each business week our friend Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine is in to chat it up about stuff to DO in the Greater Des Moines Metro. Even if you don't live close you'll get a "flavor" of the lifestyle events going down this weekend into next week. Like the East Village Promenade the Nutcracker ballet, Jordan Smith over in Pella, The Tall Grass Theater, "Geezers" in Ankeny, a bunch of basketball, the Iowa Stars take on Milwaukee, Lights, Trivia and a John Walters book signing at Beaverdale Books....whew! Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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The Business News Headlines 9 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 14:26


Hey, it's Friday Eve and welcome back to the business news headlines. Also, stick around after the news and meet young Alison Haider who recently signed on with Tero International.  It's a fun conversation with you person just starting everything...new.  In the news today: We have not seen this since 1969; There is now a union at Starbucks; Economists urge Boomers to "un-retire"; "Where have all the workers gone?" We've got answers; The Wall Street Report; Amazon get hit with another big fine. Those stories plus my conversation with Alison Haider who is the new Learning Specialist at Tero International. It's always great to listen to a young person just starting out and everything is...new.  To listen to that conversation just click here. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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Meet Alison Haider from Tero International

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 13:46


One of the great things we get to do is interview a wide variety of people. Folks that have been in business for decades to those who are just starting out. Today our focus is on Alison Haider who is experiencing a new job, a new company and a new community. Alison is the Learning Specialist at Tero International. Here we talk about her new world away from Northfield, Minnesota, what she is learning about the business world and a bit about her love of theater. It's always fun to chat with young people who are really excited about their career path.  Meet Alison!  Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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The Business News Headlines 8 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 11:19


There is some good news coming out today about Pfizer and the Omicron Variant and that kicks us off today...thanks for being with us. The news is welcome but, get the booster; Kellogg's says it will replace 1,400 striking workers...but; There is a massive meat recall and we'll share; Costco is trying to keep you from Amazon and how; "It's a huge gamble" that about Dollar Tree; The Wall Street Report; He says he is sorry... Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

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The Business News Headlines 7 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 10:13


It was eighty years ago today when the Empire of Japan attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet docked at Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. Today just a small group of survivors attended a memorial event there. It's a day we will never...forget. In the business news headlines: Congress has a deal to avert a shutdown; Some interesting things about Pearl Harbor Day; Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about Omicron; Some relief in gasoline and natural gas prices; Economists are betting on the Build Back Better program; A few words about the wealth gap is in the news; The Wall Street Report; The impact of the disappearing office culture. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

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The Business News Headlines 6 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 11:11


It was a big day on Wall Street as investors looked away from any variant and forgot about the lousy jobs report of last week. Here's what we've got for you in the business news headlines: The Dow soars and why; Jack in the Box is going Mexican; Former President Trump's social media gets a look; There are signs the supply chain troubles are ending; If that happens...inflation should cool; Some 900 employees were fired on a Zoom call; Toyota building a $1.3 billion battery plant; The Wall Street Report; They are quitting "loud and proud". Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

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The Business News Headlines 3 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 9:40


It's been a wild week on Wall Street compounded by the new variant and the threat of a government shutdown. Whew... And, because it is Friday stay with us because after the news we're riffing about Bitcoin Machines as well as "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts from Cityview. But...first the news: The jobs report and the unemployment rate; Produce and maple syrup made the news; She asked, "Why are beef prices so high?" Another retail giant to close stores in January; That Bass Pro/Sportsman's Warehouse deal...off; The Wall Street Report; Don't get rid of that home office...yet. Those stories plus find out what Jeff's wife thinks about him shelling out $7,000 for a "Bitcoin Machine that spits out money". Sure we also talk about stuff to do in the greater Des Moines Metro but the "Bitcoin Machine" has us going.  You can hear all of that by clicking here. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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Stuff to DO and a Bitcoin Machine...with Jeff Pitts

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 22:42


Each week Jeff Pitts the managing editor for Cityview Magazine comes in to chat it up about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro but today...we spend some time talking about his fascination with a "Bitcoin Machine". "Hey, you just plug it in and it spits out money..." Clearly I'm not buying it (and neither is his Bride) but it makes for a fun listen. Then we get into sports, music, plays a little Big Ten conversation about the football game and more. Hey, it's Friday...have some fun already!  Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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The Business News Headlines 2 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 13:08


Oh, what a difference a day makes.  Investors took to the buying mode today even as yet another case of the Omicron variant was found in Minnesota. Here's what we've got for you today: The markets surge for two reasons; Some oil pricing news; Hey, Minnesota you get the FIRST; A new survey studies the labor shortage; More diversity is happening...at least in movies; The Tesla move to Texas is done...well, sort of; CEO's moaning about high costs...but not record profits; The Wall Street Report; Square is now Block...go figure. Thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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The Business News Headlines 1 December 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 11:23


We've been doing this newscast for a very long time but I can't remember another day in which the Dow did a nearly 1,000 point turnaround in just...hours. That story and more plus stay with us as we talk with Congresswoman Cindy Axne of Iowa about fixing the supply chain troubles that are impacting...everything. But first the news: The Dow and the Turn and Why; Bad corporate experience? Try...Twitter; Burger King to change it's menu and you won't believe why; Toys R Us is back with brick & mortar in the U.S.; GM, Korea and EV's; The Wall Street Report; And, "The Rock" is rockin' Netflix. For the interview it's Congresswoman Cindy Axne of Iowa in to talk about fixing the supply chain crisis with a number of legislative efforts she is pushing in Congress. Actually fixing something rather than leading the charge on wedge issues? Refreshing and to listen to that conversation click here.  That's a wrap and thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

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Fixing the Supply Chain with Congresswoman Cindy Axne

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Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 12:17


The supply chain disruption is a pain point for everyone from manufacturing to wholesale to retail and, of course, the consumer. The events that have led to this disruption are wide and varied; from a once in a century pandemic to political roadblocks. So, how to fix it? Here you will meet Congresswoman Cindy Axne (D-IA) who shares the six congressional actions that, she says, will fix the trouble we're in. Working on solutions that will impact all Americans rather than hot-button issues that inflame, meet Congresswoman Cindy Axne.  That's a wrap and thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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The Business News Headlines 30 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 10:00


It is the final day of November and once again we saw a sell off on Wall Street. We'll detail that and more plus today a story about loans that come with zero fees and no interest and are created for entrepreneurs. Today you'll meet Kaitlin Byers from Kiva...but first the news: Panic selling on Wall Street and why; Apple stock surges; Some good news about energy today; Surplus products, we've got a list; Data on why people are quitting their jobs; The Wall Street Report; The Google "motto" goes to court. And today, if you are an entrepreneur you know how difficult it is to get funding. What if we told you there is a way for your to get up to $15,000 with no fees and at zero interest?  It's true and with us to explain it all is Kaitlin Byers from Kiva.  To listen to this interesting funding program click here. That's a wrap and thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

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No Fees, No Interest Lending with Kiva - Meet Kaitlin Byers

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Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 18:44


One of the sad realities of being an entrepreneur is how tough it is to acquire much needed capital. Often traditional lending institutions require years of financial records making it tough for a startup. Then there are the interest charges and potential fees. Not any more. Today you'll meet Kaitlin Byers from Kiva of Iowa. Kiva offers up to $15,000 with no interest and no fees. You read that correctly. Learn more about the process and why Kiva might be the answer you're looking for. And, click here to see who is benefiting from Kiva. Touch base with Kaitlin by email: mailto:Iowa@Local.Kiva.org That's a wrap and thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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The Business News Headlines 29 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 11:46


Welcome back! We hope you had a great weekend and if you, like millions of others celebrated the American holiday of Thanksgiving...we hope it was a memorable and meaningful time with family and friends. In the business news headlines for today: President Biden, "...no lockdowns or shutdowns"; The Markets rebounded; Oil prices also rose a bit today; What nation has the most...guns? And, the slowest selling car in the U.S. is.... Some fast food news for you today; Amazon workers in Alabama get another union vote; The Wall Street Report; And, Jack Dorsey is out...again...at Twitter. That's a wrap and thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

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Stuff to DO with Jeff Pitts and Cityview

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 14:37


Each Friday 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 and into next week.  Today we're riffing about a bunch of holiday events from Disney on Ice to the Festival of Trees to Jolly Holiday Lights to Santa Rockin' Lights at Living History Farms music in Pella, Martina McBride in Ames authors at Beaverdale Books, Wil Farrell trivia at Smash Park...click through and have a fun weekend and week. That's a wrap and thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.    

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The Business News Headlines 24 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 9:17


The day before the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving and we're still at it. A programing note we're off tomorrow but to keep you in the business news "fix" we'll be posting up some of our long-form interviews from our Out to Lunch series. That's where we take thought leaders out to lunch and then record our conversation. And, it's something we hope to bring back in the new year.  But, for today...here's what we've got for you. After the UAW strike John Deere shares some numbers; The new unemployment numbers the lowest in over 50 years; Economic growth figures revised; Still American's are grumpy even with the good news; West Coast ports are doing a better job off-loading ships; Oil prices dropped today and nobody got the numbers right; UPS wants 100,000 holiday workers but, yeah, there is a but; The Wall Street Report; The beauty company Lush says goodbye to social media and why. That's a wrap and thanks for listening! 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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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The Business News Headlines 23 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 9:56


Our top story today will depress the heck out of my granddaughter...the Dollar Store is officially dead as Dollar Tree today raised their prices by a whopping 25%.  Also today you'll meet Rep. Ras Smith a Iowa House member who has announced his intention to become the next governor of this state. The intersection of business and politics today. The Dollar Store Story; President Biden and oil; Are gas prices historically high? Walmart ain't going back to 24/7; Best Buy and organized crime; Retailers betting on Black Friday foot traffic; The Wall Street Report; He will take his salary in...Bitcoin. Also today you'll meet Rep. Ras Smith (D-Waterloo) and his really interesting story. Rep. Smith is running to become the next Iowa governor so we talk about business, education, hunting and so much more. To listen, click here. Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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Ras Smith - A Conversation About Iowa

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Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 26:42


While we don't do "politics" on the Business News Hour we do realize that politics and business are greatly linked. Employers want highly skilled bright workers and those workers must come from world class classrooms. Many women have left the workforce because there is a lack of reliable child care and the list goes on. Today you'll meet Rep. Ras Smith (D-Waterloo) who has announced his candidacy for governor. You're just a click away from a whole host of issues that impact every person and business in the State of Iowa. Go... Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

ToddCast Podcast
Is Biden Mentally Fit to Be President?

ToddCast Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 114:14


Biden says he plans to run in 2024 - though for what is not exactly clear. Todd Starnes is live with Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS), KXEL host Jeff Stein, New Jersey Congressional candidate Mike Blasi, and Hogan Gidley, Director of the Center for Election Integrity! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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The Business News Headlines 22 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 11:15


It is the Monday Edition of the business news headlines and it is also the 58th anniversary of the assassination of President John Kennedy. How many of us remember that awful day. In the business news headlines: What was up suddenly turned down; Oil futures go up and we'll share why; Musk and Boebart agree on this point; Will Powell be confirmed by the Senate; Gambling more are you; Target makes an announcement about Thanksgiving; The Wall Street Report; Dads are slacking off again it would seem...and why. Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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Stuff to DO with Cityview & Jeff Pitts

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 20:25


Each Friday we spend some time riffing about "Stuff to DO" in the Greater Des Moines Metro with Jeff Pitts the managing editor of Cityview Magazine and today we've got lots of stuff to talk about. From The Iowa Wild hitting the ice on Friday to Shakespere at Simpson College some quilt talk, violins, threads at the Historic Franklin Jr. High, Gladys Knight and the Pips at Hoyt Sherman...wow!  Some sports talk about basketball, football and a whole bunch more. Get local with us...and have some fun. Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

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The Business News Headlines 18 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 11:29


Yes, it is...Friday Eve and welcome to the business news headlines for Thursday the 18th day of November.  And, stick around for the interview with author Rachelle Chase about the once equality centered town of Buxton, Iowa.  But, first the news: U.S. Consumers seem...resilient; Unemployment numbers fall again; Could the "chip troubles" be over soon? President Biden's approval numbers sink; KFC has some bad numbers too; Another job walk out and why; UAW workers end their strike against Deere; CVS Pharmacy closing stores and why; Will there be a "Fed Chair Shuffle"? The Wall Street Report; Apple adjusts, again, the return to the office. Those stories and for the interview you'll meet author Rachelle Chase who has written the remarkable books about Buxton, Iowa...called the "Black Utopia" To hear that conversation click here.  Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.  

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Living in Harmony - Meet Author Rachelle Chase

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 21:04


This is both a story about history and also hope. Here you'll meet author Rachelle Chase who has written two books about the racially diverse community of Buxton, Iowa. A community that was started by "Corporate America" yet the citizens, both black and white, lived in harmony. The amazing thing is Buxton dates back to 1900 in a time when discrimination and inequality were the order of the day. You'll also learn more about her non-profit Uniting Through History. Meet Rachelle and her story: Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

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The Business News Headlines 17 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 10:23


As we steam toward the weekend the buzz is all about inflation. From fuel to toys and that made for a rough day on Wall Street.  Here's what we've got for you today: Court documents say Zillow...misled; Stocks faltered and the Visa story; Gasoline and President Biden and the FTC; Empty shelves and Thanksgiving...don't panic; The Dubai air show is a big deal for aviation; Are inflation worries...over inflated? The Wall Street Report; A stunning number of overdose deaths rock the U.S. Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 16 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 11:43


Two big reports out today about consumer spending and retail That's where we'll start with the business news headlines for this Tuesday evening: Inflation be damned...shoppers are shopping; Wall Street bonuses are, well, over the top; Pfizer is back in the news; So too is Times Square but the governor says... Rumblings about the Fed Chair; The Egg McMuffin is 50 and McDonald's has a promotion; Papa John's is changing things up; Dealers are pricing new cars way above MSRP; Home Depot and Walmart report sales; The Wall Street Report; Amazon to pay a $500,000 fine and why. Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.

Insight On Business the News Hour
The Business News Headlines 15 November 2021

Insight On Business the News Hour

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 12:31


Welcome back and hope you had a great weekend everybody. We'll kick things off today talking about consumers, inflation and the holiday buying season. Let's go! Holidays, Inflation, Credit and Regrets; Firehouse Subs and Burger King; They all...quit. A Wendy's story; The labor crunch has companies paying more; The supply chain and agriculture; President Biden signs the $1.2 trillion bill; The Wall Street Report Here, employers can be fined if they call workers after hours. Thanks for listening!  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 some local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday. You can subscribe on PlayerFM, Podbean, iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher 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.