Insight On Business the News Hour
By Michael Libbie
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Insight on Business the News Hour is heard daily from, Des Moines, Iowa and each Sunday on News/Talk 1540 KXEL, Waterloo, Iowa. It is the business and economic development news of the Nation/Region with long-form business interviews and a production of our advertising agency Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications.
||CleanThe Business News Headlines 15 November 2018||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.||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRural Health Care and the Economy||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 fac||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Need to Increase Physician Assistant Numbers in Iowa||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 Io||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Business News Headlines 14 November 2018||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; Wh||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick Bites with Karl Schaphorst||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||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOut to Lunch with Karl Schaphorst from Sandler Sales Training||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 spen||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavita Kidney Care Is....||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||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBusiness News Headlines 13 November 2018||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 f||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBusiness News Headlines 12 November 2018||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 Sid||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCongressman Eric Swalwell in Iowa and We Asked Questions||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||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBusiness Networking and Education with Laura Kinnard||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 th||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStuff to DO Saturday Into Next Week with Jeff Pitts & Cityview||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||11/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Business News Headlines 9 November 2018||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||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts||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||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Business News Headlines 8 November 2018||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 st||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Eddie Moore Jr. on Race, Race Relations and Business||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 nat||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBusiness News Headlines 7 November 2018||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||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom The Way-Back Machine - Meet Chad Hitsman and Edgetech - Think Thanksgiving||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'||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Business News Headlines for 6 November 2018||It's the Election Day Edition of the Business News Hour...mostly politics free. Today we've got these stories waiting for you: Hundreds lose their homes due to a "glitch" and Wells Fargo says they are, "sorry"; The votes are in and the best online groce||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour Verbal Skills and Your Career||We all...talk, right? But how you communicate verbally can have an impact on your being taken seriously and that can have a direct impact on your career. Here Wayne Bruns from Tero International and I talk about some ways in which you can improve your v||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Interesting local perspective!
Michael asks great questions and it's great to hear about local work
Michael Libbie always brings a unique perspective! Well worth subscribing to.