Wintrust Business Lunch 8/5/21: Jobless claims fall, Spirit Airlines cancels more flights, and Target offering a free college education to its employees

Wintrust Business Lunch

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 25: A Spirit Airlines jet comes in for a landing at McCarran International Airport on May 25, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The nation’s 10th busiest airport recorded a 53% decrease in arriving and departing passengers for March compared to the same month in 2019, a drop of more than 2.3 million travelers, as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the travel industry. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Segment 1: Faron Daugs, CFP, Founder and CEO, Harrison Wallace Financial Group, joins guest host Tom Gimbel to talk about the drop in weekly jobless claims, how the market is reacting to the jobs data and earnings reports, what we can expect to see when the July jobs data is released tomorrow, the impact the Delta variant is having on the economy and when we might see the stock market tail off.

Segment 2: CNET Editor at Large Ian Sherr chats with Tom about a variety of tech stories including Google reportedly approving thousands of staff requests to transfer or work remotely.

Segment 3: WGN reporter and Crain’s Daily Gist host Amy Guth gives us a round-up of the latest business stories including Spirit airlines cancelling half of their Thursday’s flights, and Target paying 100% college tuition and textbooks in bid to attract workers.

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