The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael
Libbie is a production of our advertising agency, Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications and is the only daily, hour-long business news broadcast in the Midwest. You can hear the broadcast Monday - Friday at 4:30pm on our Radio Blog,and each Sunday on News/Talk 1540 KXEL starting at 2pm. The Business News Hour is made possible through the sponsorship of: Iowa Workforce Development, Aureon of West Des Moines, ReMax Concepts of the Des Moines Metro, the, The Strudl Haus of Des Moines, Tero International, The Iowa Business Journals, Country Vet Naturals and AARP-Iowa with state headquarters in Des Moines.
What? Good news from retail drove the markets early today? True story. Walmart getting all fancy, deals coming from Whole Foods...you knew that was going to happen. Crude oil headed to $90 bucks? They say it will by 2020 and the reason is interesting. Turns out that health care really is tough to get a handle on. The latest from ABC...and what is that? We've got a Holocaust story out of Grinnell, the markets and two interesting business interviews. Click through to listen...on your time.
While in Washington D.C. I met Todd Linden an Iowan and the former President and CEO of the Grinnell Regional Medical Center. In fact Todd grew up in the hospital business. I heard him talking about a way to better inform patients and families regarding care and treatment. I had to learn more and then he hit me with the copper story. Did you know that copper...kills germs? We're not making this up. Here is an article from Newsweek. Click through and meet Todd Linden from Linden Consulting of...Iowa.
Good news from retail...how about that...lifted the markets today as Macy's hit store sales above what was expected. Modest gains today but gains they were and today lifted the Dow, S&P 500 and the NASDAQ for the month. Click through for the numbers....
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