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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

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English


Episodes

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/4/20: Why Sorrento Therapeutics stock is moving, recreational marijuana sales set record and progress in stimulus negotiations

8/4/2020
Segment 1: Jon Najarian, founder of marketrebellion.com, joins John to give an update on the latest market news, why Sorrento Therapeutics Inc, is a stock to pay attention to and the status of the ongoing stimulus negotiations. Segment 2: Joe Wascow, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Optimal Design, joins John to talk about what their company does, […]

Duration:00:32:57

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/3/20: Stock market rally led by Apple and Microsoft, Lord and Taylor files for bankruptcy and Divvy bringing electric bikes to Chicago

8/3/2020
Segment 1: Ilyce Glink, owner of Think Glink Media and Best Money Moves, joins John to talk about the how the biggest tech stocks are driving the stock market rally, Microsoft in talks to buy Tik Tok, the latest on the stimulus package discussions and how you should prioritize payments if you are having difficulty paying bills. Segment […]

Duration:00:34:42

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/31/20: Still no stimulus deal, the city’s new philanthropy hub and the Art Institute of Chicago reopens

7/31/2020
Segment 1: David Beckworth, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and a former international economist at the US Department of the Treasury, joins John to talk about how Big Tech is thriving amid the pandemic and the status of the next stimulus package. Segment 2: Jim Kamilis, VP Engineering, The […]

Duration:00:37:15

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/30/20: GDP posts biggest drop on record, Big Tech winners and losers and an Amazon warehouse coming to Bridgeport

7/30/2020
Segment 1: Paul Nolte, Senior VP, Kingsview Wealth Management, joins John to talk about the weekly jobless claims and stocks slipping after the US economy shrinks the most in history. Segment 2: Jason Hiner, Editorial Director, CNET, tells John everything we need to know about Big Tech testifying before Congress yesterday. Segment 3: Brad Ehrlich, […]

Duration:00:38:23

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/29/20: Will extra unemployment benefits be slashed in the next stimulus package?

7/29/2020
Segment 1: Nationally syndicated financial columnist Terry Savage joins John to discuss the latest news surrounding the next stimulus package. Terry also answers all of your financial questions.

Duration:00:20:08

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/28/20: Big Tech to testify before Congress, stimulus package talks continue and the Field Museum reopens

7/28/2020
Segment 1: Jon Najarian, founder of marketrebellion.com, joins John to give an update on the latest market news, a preview of this week’s Fed meeting and when he expects Congress to make a deal on the next round of stimulus. Segment 2: Jacob Shuler, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago’s Field Museum, tells John everything we need to know […]

Duration:00:36:08

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/27/20: GOP unveils second stimulus plan, Walgreens CEO steps down and Google employees will work from home until July 2021

7/27/2020
Segment 1: Ilyce Glink, owner of Think Glink Media and Best Money Moves, joins John to discuss the latest developments with the government stimulus package and Google announcing they are going to be working remotely until at least July of 2021. Segment 2: Chicago Inno‘s Associate Editor Katherine Davis joins John Williams to tell us about the latest Chicago startup innovation including […]

Duration:00:39:43

How the Greater Chicagoland Fellowship has been supporting local communities since 1994

7/24/2020
David Pokorny, President, Greater Chicagoland Fellowship (and Wintrust non-profit partner) joins John to talk about their mission of providing affordable housing to low to moderate income individuals.

Duration:00:05:05

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/24/20: The stock market remains an investment favorite, protecting yourself from ‘COVID-cons’ and a peek inside the Chicago area’s newest adventure park

7/24/2020
Segment 1: Greg McBride, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst, Bankrate, joins John to new survey that shows that stocks are back as Americans’ favorite way to invest. Segment 2: Philippe Weiss, President, Seyfarth at Work, tells John how you can protect yourself and your business from some “COVID-Cons.” Segment 3: David Pokorny, President, Greater […]

Duration:00:31:50

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/23/20: U.S. weekly jobless claims rise, consumer confidence drops and the impact of COVID-19 on the hotel industry

7/23/2020
Segment 1: Jason Turner, Head of Multi-Asset Strategies for Wintrust Wealth Management, joins John to break down the weekly jobless claims, what we might see in the next stimulus package and how consumer confidence is dropping amid a resurgence of the coronavirus. Segment 2: CNET Editor at Large Ian Sherr chats with John about a variety of tech stories including MIT […]

Duration:00:34:09

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/22/20: IDES investigating fraud scheme, Chicago-area home sales drop and the debate over the next stimulus bill

7/22/2020
Segment 1: Nationally syndicated financial columnist Terry Savage joins John to discuss IDES investigating a fraud scheme, and what might be in the next round of stimulus. Terry also answers all of your financial questions! Segment 2: Dennis Rodkin, Residential Real Estate Reporter at Crain’s, joins John to talk about city dwellers thinking about moving to the suburbs […]

Duration:00:34:33

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/21/20: Coca-Cola earnings fall, sales of outdoor toys soar and a new round of stimulus coming

7/21/2020
Segment 1: Jon Najarian, founder of marketrebellion.com, joins John to give an update on the latest market news and when he expects Congress to make a deal on the next round of stimulus. Segment 2: Bruce Faber, owner of EHS Hospitality‘s Illinois and Wisconsin branches, joins John to tell us about what is on the horizon for the hospitality […]

Duration:00:30:41

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/20/20: Amazon stock surges, government relief coming to an end and a nationwide coin shortage

7/20/2020
Segment 1: Ilyce Glink, owner of Think Glink Media and Best Money Moves, joins John to talk about the booming tech sector leading the market today, the health of Chicago’s real estate market and how only 32% of companies returning to work have plans for employees’ child-care needs even as many schools postpone reopening full-time. Segment 2: Chicago […]

Duration:00:32:19

Wintrust Business Lunch with Ilyce Glink 7/17/20: What are we likely to see in the next stimulus package?

7/17/2020
We have a truncated Wintrust Business Lunch this afternoon as Ilyce Glink fills in for John Williams. On today’s show, Michael Miller, Associate Professor of Economics at DePaul University, talks about the impending “cash cliff” and what it will mean for the economy if millions of people lose the extra unemployment benefit. Michael also discusses […]

Duration:00:13:11

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/16/20: Retail sales rising, Twitter’s massive hack and American Airlines warns employees of potential job cuts

7/16/2020
Segment 1: Brian Battle, Director at the Performance Trust Companies, joins John to break down the weekly jobless claims and the impact the numbers will have on the economy moving forward. Segment 2: CNET Editor at Large Ian Sherr chats with John about a variety of tech stories including Bitcoin scammers targeting the Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill […]

Duration:00:36:49

Chicago United is trying to make the Chicago region the most inclusive business ecosystem in the nation

7/15/2020
Tiffany Hamel Johnson, President and CEO, Chicago United, joins John on the Wintrust Business Lunch to talk about Chicago United’s mission to achieve more diversity, equity and inclusion in corporate America.

Duration:00:06:15

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/15/20: Chicago architecture cruises return, the need for diversity in corporate America and why the stock market is strong while the economy is weak

7/15/2020
Segment 1: Nationally syndicated financial columnist Terry Savage joins John to talk why the stock market is soaring yet the economy is still suffering. And Terry also answers all of your financial questions! Segment 2: Lisa Pickell, volunteer docent for the CAFC River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady, joins John to talk about the return of the CAFC River […]

Duration:00:34:00

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/14/20: Moderna stock jumps amid potential coronavirus vacccine, Brookfield Zoo opens to the general public and Chicago business leaders upbeat about a COVID-19 recovery

7/14/2020
Segment 1: Jon Najarian, founder of marketrebellion.com, joins John to give an update on the latest market news including Moderna’s shares soaring after the company said its potential vaccine to prevent Covid-19 produced a “robust” immune response in all 45 patients in its early stage human trial. Segment 2: Leah Rippe, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the […]

Duration:00:35:34

Wintrust Business Lunch 7/13/20: Stocks end mixed after a volatile trading session, a possible Tik Tok ban and the potential of a ‘cash cliff’

7/13/2020
Segment 1: Ilyce Glink, owner of Think Glink Media and Best Money Moves, joins John to discuss the potential of a “cash cliff” when current government benefits end. Segment 2: Chicago Inno‘s Associate Editor Katherine Davis joins John Williams to tell us about the latest Chicago startup innovation including a social impact startup that improves payment performance and reduces delinquencies by helping […]

Duration:00:34:35

Wintrust Business Lunch with Terry Savage 7/10/20: IDES has a new call system, a stock market rally and the fiscal health of the City of Chicago

7/10/2020
Segment 1: Sheila Weinberg of Truth in Accounting, joins guest host Terry Savage to discuss TIA’s report on Chicago’s financial condition. Segment 2: Jack Ablin, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Chicago’s Cresset Capital, joins guest host Terry Savage to talk about the current state of the stock market. Segment 3: Terry takes your […]

Duration:00:38:36