Wintrust Business Lunch 8/6/21: Strong July jobs report, tips for improving your investment portfolio, and the slow recovery of business travel

Wintrust Business Lunch

CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 12: Passengers arrive for flights at the United Airlines terminal at O’Hare International Airport on April 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines has been struggling to repair their corporate image after a cell phone video was released showing a passenger being dragged from his seat and bloodied by airport police after he refused to leave a reportedly overbooked flight that was preparing to fly from Chicago to Louisville. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Segment 1: Greg McBride, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst, Bankrate, chats with John about the strong July labor report, the struggle for a lot of business owners to fill open positions, the concern about the Delta variant impacting the economy and 3 signs your investment portfolio might need a makeover.

Segment 2: Michael Jacobson, President & CEO of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, joins John to talk about how the hotel industry is slowly recovering from the pandemic, why business travel has been slow to come back, and what hotels are doing to entice customers to return to travel.

Segment 3: Martin Sorge, Executive Director, Uptown United & Uptown Chamber of Commerce, tells John all about about Uptown Art Week, which begins today and runs through next Sunday.

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