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The Wintrust Business Lunch with John Williams from WGN Radio 720

The Wintrust Business Lunch with John Williams from WGN Radio 720

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Chicago, IL

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The Wintrust Business Lunch with John Williams from WGN Radio 720

Language:

English


Episodes

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/30/21: Solid month for stocks, supply-chain constraints stalling an economic comeback, and how extended unemployment benefits are impacting the labor market

7/30/2021
Segment 1: Steven Esposito, Executive Director, Wealth Advisor, Senior Portfolio Management Director, Morgan Stanley, joins John to talk about the market reaction to economic data and rise in COVID cases, how supply chain issues are holding back the economy, if he sees inflation being transitory and why the main stock market indices don’t represent the broader market. […]

Duration:00:34:04

@properties co-owner Thad Wong: ‘The narrative of people fleeing Chicago is just not accurate’

7/29/2021
Thad Wong, co-owner of @properties, talks to John about how long they have been business, how many agents they have working with them now, how the Chicago real estate market is doing, the affordability of living in Chicago, the technology they are using to sell homes, why their main focus is home ownership, what we […]

Duration:00:11:10

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/29/21: U.S. GDP rises 6.5%, Boeing posts a profit, and food prices are going up

7/29/2021
Segment 1: Jason Turner, Head of Multi-Asset Strategies for Wintrust Wealth Management, joins John to talk about the weekly jobless claims, the GDP rising below estimates, the market reaction to the new economic data and if he believes inflation is transitory. Segment 2: Erin Carson, staff reporter for CNET, tells John about Facebook’s quarterly earning report amid the fight […]

Duration:00:33:50

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana is calling on you to ‘Re-Engage with a Purpose’

7/28/2021
Holly Buckendahl, Chief Executive Officer, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana, tells John about their “Re-Engage With A Purpose” campaign. Holly talks about what Ronald McDonald House Charities does, how they have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of volunteers to their mission delivery and how many families they have […]

Duration:00:07:42

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/28/21: Mortgage rates drop to a six-month low, Big Tech companies report massive earnings, and more than half of U.S. adults currently have unused gift cards

7/28/2021
Segment 1: Ilyce Glink, owner of Think Glink Media and Best Money Moves, joins John to talk about mortgage rates being near an all-time low, the best ways to check your credit history, the strong quarterly earnings from tech companies, the high cost of housing and how inflation is impacting housing prices, cars and some food products. Segment 2: Holly […]

Duration:00:32:06

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/27/21: U.S. consumer confidence rises, how Chicago violence is impacting the business community, and Campbell’s Soup cans get a redesign

7/27/2021
Segment 1: Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, joins John to talk about why Mayor Lightfoot needs to address crime and build a safer city so companies and businesses will come here rather than those companies needing to recruit them to Chicago. Segment 2: Philippe Weiss, President, Seyfarth at Work, tells John how promotion pitfalls […]

Duration:00:34:28

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/26/21: New home sales fall, jet fuel shortages hit U.S. airports and The Weeknd invests in a Chicago startup

7/26/2021
Segment 1: Nationally syndicated financial columnist and author Terry Savage joins John to talk about today’s stock market, the upcoming Fed meeting, if the housing boom is over and the importance of learning about personal finance while still in high school. And as always, Terry answers all of your financial questions. Segment 2: Chicago Inno‘s Senior Editor Jim Dallke tells […]

Duration:00:32:20

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/23/21: Dow closes over 35,000 for the first time ever, why inflation is likely to be transitory, and what managers can learn from Ted Lasso

7/23/2021
Segment 1: Craig Bolanos, Co-Founder and CEO of Wealth Management Group, joins John to talk about the volatility of the stock market, the importance of rebalancing your portfolio to reach your short and long-term goals, why he believes inflation is transitory and if we will see more stimulus down the road. Segment 2: Mary Ann Mahon Huels, President […]

Duration:00:33:03

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/22/21: Jobless claims jump, Apple delays a return to the office, and GM shutting down some pickup truck production

7/22/2021
Segment 1: Best-selling financial author Jared Dillian joins John to break down the rise in weekly jobless claims, why it’s important to tip service workers, and why starting a business is the best way to make more money. Segment 2: CNET Editor at Large Ian Sherr chats with John about a variety of tech stories including Apple delaying their return to office by […]

Duration:00:31:38

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/21/21: Terry Savage – How concerned should you be about stock market volatility?

7/21/2021
Nationally syndicated financial columnist and author Terry Savage joins John to talk about the stock market rebound after Monday’s big drop, why people still aren’t receiving their tax refunds, the importance of creating a will and if loan forbearance will be extended. Terry also answers all of your financial questions!

Duration:00:23:53

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/20/21: Stock market bounces back, Jeff Bezos takes flight, and concerts coming to Michigan Avenue

7/20/2021
Segment 1: Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, joins John to talk about the LaSalle Network’s latest office re-entry index. The latest report shares new insights, and comparison data from where leaders stood just three months ago. Segment 2: Robert Gomez, owner of Subterranean, Beat Kitchen and Beat Kitchen on the Riverwalk, joins John to talk about the re-opening of […]

Duration:00:30:42

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/19/21: Stock market tumbles, Clearcover inks an endorsement deal with an NCAA student-athlete, and Portillo’s plans an IPO

7/19/2021
Segment 1: Ilyce Glink, owner of Think Glink Media and Best Money Moves, joins John to talk about the Federal Housing Finance Agency rescinding the refinance fee, why the market is tumbling today, what is causing inflation fears, and what we need to know about the child tax credit. Segment 2: Kyle Nakatsuji, co-founder and CEO, Clearcover, joins […]

Duration:00:30:34

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/16/21: U.S. retail sales rise, inflation fears continue, and downtown Chicago activity increases

7/16/2021
Segment 1: Michael Miller, Associate Professor of Economics at DePaul University, joins guest host Jon Hansen to talk about U.S. retail sales rising, how concerned we should be about inflation, how the removal of the extra dollars from the federal government impacted unemployment claims, how the economy is growing in the Chicago area, and a new […]

Duration:00:33:29

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/15/21: Jobless claims fall to a pandemic low, Netflix to offer video games, and a $100,000 TV is coming to the U.S.

7/15/2021
Segment 1: Paul Nolte, Portfolio Manager at Kingsview Investment Management, joins John to talk about the weekly jobless claims, how long it will take to get employment back to 2019 numbers, and how the market is reacting to the jobless claims, earnings reports and Chairman Powell’s testimony in front of Congress. Segment 2: CNET Editor at Large Ian Sherr chats with John […]

Duration:00:30:46

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/14/21: Terry Savage – When should you start taking Social Security benefits?

7/14/2021
Segment 1: Nationally syndicated financial columnist and author Terry Savage joins John to talk about Fed Chairman Powell’s appearance before Congress, if we need to be concerned about inflation, how the stock market is reacting to Chairman Powell’s testimony and what we should know about the Child Tax Credit. And as always, Terry answers all of your financial […]

Duration:00:30:49

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/13/21: Preparing for office re-entry, prices for consumer goods continuing to rise and Kraft debuting mac & cheese ice cream

7/13/2021
Segment 1: Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, joins John to talk about what his company is doing to get workers acclimated to a return to the office in a post-pandemic world. Segment 2: Philippe Weiss, President, Seyfarth at Work, tells John about when a company can’t “just say no” to a customer. How can […]

Duration:00:31:57

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/12/21: Virgin Galactic shares fall, product shortages continue and Cameo gets some competition

7/12/2021
Segment 1: Ilyce Glink, owner of Think Glink Media and Best Money Moves, joins John to talk about current trends in the real estate market, RentHop’s latest affordability survey and a new report that shows 70% of Americans are struggling to obtain various products and services due to shortages. Segment 2: Chicago Inno‘s Senior Editor Jim Dallke tells John the […]

Duration:00:29:08

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/9/21: Stock market rebound, why we continue to see a labor shortage, and Target no longer coming to Water Tower Place

7/9/2021
Segment 1: Mark Hamrick, Washington Bureau Chief and Senior Economic Analyst for Bankrate.com, joins John to talk about yesterday’s weekly unemployment claims, how the economy is being impacted by the current labor shortage, what is causing people to not return to work, what’s moving the market today and how concerned we should be about inflation. Segment 2: Aaron Gershenzon, […]

Duration:00:31:25

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/8/21: Weekly jobless claims rise, a new artistic mini-golf course opens, and Grubhub announces robot delivery

7/8/2021
Segment 1: Ben Winck, markets and economy reporter, Insider, joins John to talk about the weekly jobless claims, some of the reasons why people haven’t returned to the workplace, how work will evolve post-COVID-19, why rents are going to continue to rise, and what the Fed plans to do with the soaring home prices. Segment 2: Erin […]

Duration:00:27:14

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/7/21: Terry Savage -Where is the best place to retire?

7/7/2021
Segment 1: Nationally syndicated financial columnist and author Terry Savage joins John to talk about the best and worst states for retirement, and as always, Terry answers all of your financial questions. Segment 2: Helen and Mike Cameron, Owners, Uncommon Ground, tell John about their 30th anniversary celebration, how they managed the business during the pandemic, some of […]

Duration:00:29:43