Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand 9/15/20: Tupperware stock jumps, mortgage rates remain historically low and is the coronavirus recession over?

Wintrust Business Lunch

Steve Bertrand trying on Snapchat Spectacles

Segment 1: Jon Najarian, founder of marketrebellion.com, joins Steve Bertrand to give an update on the latest market news including shares of Kraft Heinz popping after announcing it would sell its natural cheese business to Groupe Lactalis on top of a Wall Street Journal reported that Kraft Heinz is planning to cut $2 billion in costs over the next five years.

Segment 2: Greg McBride, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Analyst for Bankrate.com, joins Steve Bertrand to answer some of the questions surrounding the Federal Open Market Committee meeting taking place this week. What message is the Fed sending regarding low interest rates?What does this mean for consumers? And what implications does this have in a broader economic sense?

Segment 3: Phillipe Weiss, President, Seyfarth at Work, tells Steve about how many companies are now (rightly or wrongly) seeing it as their obligation to protect the US public from the White House’s political inclinations. And according to recent surveys by Seyfarth at Work, Edelman and others, more than 60% of those polled now expect corporations to publicly speak out against racial injustice.

Segment 4: Dan Patterson, Moss, Inc. President and CEO, talks to Steve about how his company pivoted to making masks amid the coronavirus pandemic and how they will soon be tripling its capacity to produce millions of surgical masks per week.

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