West Des Moines Local Business
Local business in West Des Moines, IA
Tuesday Feb 2 | via WHO-TV Des Moines
It's time to say "I'm sorry," and Rob Taylor -- a Republican State Representative from West Des Moines who served as presidential candidate Ben Carson's State Co-Chair -- wants to hear those words from Iowa Congressman Steve King now. It's because of several tweets King sent out on Twitter Monday night while Iowans were meeting to caucus at precincts statewide. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via The Echo
On the Republican side, US Senator Ted Cruz defeated real estate mogul Donald Trump, creating a three-way competition with candidate Senator Marco Rubio. Republican Marco Rubio also had a strong night in Iowa, which could set him up as the best placed potential establishment candidate to take on "outsider" challengers Cruz and Trump. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via NBC Dallas
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during his concession speech after finishing second in the Iowa Caucus, in West Des Moines, Iowa, Feb. 1, 2016. Republican Senator Ted Cruz won the Iowa caucuses -- the first vote in the US presidential race -- in a tight contest with frontrunner Donald Trump and Senator Marco Rubio, NBC News' projections showed. Comment?
Monday Feb 1 | via Townhall
DES MOINES, Iowa - Sen. Ted Cruz nabbed a sweet win in Iowa last night, taking 27 percent of the vote to Trump's 24 percent and Rubio's 23 percent. Dr. Ben Carson, who was spotted shaking hands with caucus-goers in West Des Moines, ended the night with nine percent. Comment?
Monday Feb 1 | via Washington Examiner
Carly Fiorina skipped out on her post-Iowa caucus campaign event Monday night, citing serious weather as the reason for her early departure from the Hawkeye State. Her party at the Hilton Garden Inn in West Des Moines, Iowa was scheduled to go until 11:00 p.m. Central time. Comment?
Monday Feb 1 | via UPI
Iowa caucus goers go to the polls tonight, and candidates locked in tight races on both sides are eagerly awaiting results -- that could take hours to come. The caucuses start at 7 p.m., CST , and it could take several hours for Iowans to decide. Comment?
Sunday Jan 31 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
They're spending their vacation in Iowa because they love politics even more than sunshine and warm weather this time of year. "Mexico is always going to be there, but it's only one in every four years we're going to see something as magical as the presidential election," said Gene Mitchell. Comment?
Thursday Jan 28 | via Real Clear Politics
West Des Moines, IAJust a few days ago, Bryan Moon didn't need to go candidate shopping.Moon, a Des Moines native who works as vice president of a marketing firm in town, was leaning strongly toward supporting Donald Trump. He describes himself as a closet Trump supporter and said he was planning to caucus for the outspoken businessman.I liked that he would bring the experience of being a CEO of a multi-billion dollar company and assumed that he could get good people around him, cause you need that when you're building a company, Moon said Wednesday. Comment?
Thursday Jan 28 | via The Weekly Standard
Moon, a Des Moines native who works as vice president of a marketing firm in town, was leaning strongly toward supporting Donald Trump. He describes himself as a "closet Trump supporter" and said he was planning to caucus for the outspoken businessman. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 26 | via TheStreet.com
I noted when reviewing Aswath Damodaran's work on value creation that he eliminated financial stocks from the study. He disclosed that in his report: "In computing this excess return, I deliberately removed financial service firms from the mix, because computing operating income or invested capital is a difficult, if not impossible task, at these firms. Comment?
Dec 4, 2015 | via Crop Life
As the calendar turns to late winter, many in the agricultural marketplace are busy getting ready for another planting season. By now, grower-customers have made their seed type decisions and many ag retailers are beginning the work of prepping their custom application/spreading equipment for the busy months just around the corner. Comment?
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