The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie, now in our sixth year, 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, The Strudl Haus of Des Moines, Tero International, The Iowa Business Journals, Country Vet Naturals and AARP-Iowa with state headquarters in Des Moines.
It's Tariff Eve...as the United States is set to impose tariffs on over $34 billion of goods from China. What did the markets have to say about that? We'll share the numbers. Also the job situation in the U.S. is so tight that employers are going to be forced to pay more, offer more in benefits or switch, as fast as possible to automation. Those stories and more along with a conversation about small business funding with Jayne Armstrong the District Director for the Iowa Small Business Association.
At some point every business needs a boost to get business done. One of the first hurdles is funding. In this segment we visit with Jayne Armstrong the District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration about the changes in SBA, how the SBA works with local bank lenders, and offer up a success story about so many companies that started with an SBA loan. Click through to hear how your business may benefit.
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 heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm 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.