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The Opening Bell with Steve Grzanich Podcast from Chicago's Very Own 720 WGN

The Opening Bell with Steve Grzanich Podcast from Chicago's Very Own 720 WGN
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The Opening Bell with Steve Grzanich Podcast from Chicago's Very Own 720 WGN

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The Opening Bell 4/23/18: How Companies Keep Up In The Changing Tech World

4/23/2018
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The world of digital marketing is a tricky space to be in right now as privacy is at the top of consumer’s minds. Steve Grzanich and John Simpson (CEO and Founder of One North) discussed how they’re working to market digital messages on a personal level, with the consumers well being as a focus. Allen Adamson (Co-Author of “Shift Ahead: How the Best Companies Stay Relevant in a Fast Changing World“) then broke down the necessary factors for companies to […]

Duration:00:41:46

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 4/20/18

4/20/2018
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On April 20th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Canadian Inflation Data is out today The Euro-Zone consumer confidence is shared today as well State Street, and General Electric report earning by the end of the day today http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3493932/3493932_2018-04-20-071232.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D5454.mp3

Duration:00:00:43

The Opening Bell 4/20/18: Brian Sumers Reassuring Flyers, “Flying is just incredibly safe”

4/20/2018
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A steady week from the markets as Steve Grzanich checked in with Paul Nolte (SVP & Sr. Portfolio Manager at Kingsview Asset Management) to discuss the changes in the tariff talks, but also the impacts of wage changes in the labor market. Brian Sumers (Airline Business Reporter at Skift.com) the reassured listeners about how safe airline travel has become over the years, and how the Southwest accident this week was an unfortunate one-off situation....

Duration:00:32:20

Thought Leader Doug Myers: Recapping the Tax Year. Preparing for Next Years Changes.

4/19/2018
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With a turbulent tax year under our belt, Steve Grzanich broke it all down with the weekly Associated Bank Thought Leader, and this week he chatted with Doug Myers (SVP & Private Banking Regional Manager at Associated Bank). They reminded listeners of the new tax changes for next year (while filing is at the top of mind), where inflation might go by this time in 2019, and the biggest trends to the private banking sector – will consumers embrace the digital […]

Duration:00:12:40

The Opening Bell 4/19/18: How To Pass Down A Family Business to The Next Generation

4/19/2018
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The stress from the tax season is over and Steve Grzanich checked in with the weekly Associated Bank Thought Leader to recap the rocky tax hurdles and prepare consumers for the changes head for 2019. Doug Myers (SVP & Private Banking Regional Manager at Associated Bank) shared all of the latest details. Todd Stetson (Co-author of “Memos to Dan: Entrepreneurial Lessons from a Father to His Son“) then provided input from his experience of handing down a family business to the next generation...

Duration:00:29:42

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 4/19/18

4/19/2018
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On April 19th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Freddie Mac releases the report on the week’s average mortgage rates The Philadelphia Federal Reserve Business Outlook Survey is out today The Federal Reserve balance sheet is out today Blackstone Group, Bank of New York Mellon, Novartis, Phillip Morris International, & P&G among others reporting earnings today...

Duration:00:01:10

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 4/18/18

4/18/2018
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On April 18th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: The Mortgage Bankers Association shares mortgage applications The EIA Petroleum Status report is out today as well The Federal Reserve Beige Book is out today Abbott Labs, Morgan Stanley, American Express, US Bank, Alcoa, along with plenty others reporting earnings today http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3492943/3492943_2018-04-18-073943.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D5454.mp3

Duration:00:00:56

The Opening Bell 4/18/18: How Much Money is The US Loosing Because of Counterfeits?

4/18/2018
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According Department of Commerce estimates, businesses loose $250 billion a year due to counterfeit products being sold in the United States. Steve Grzanich discussed this issue with one of the people trying to combat it – Matt Davies (Chicago Area Port Director for the US Customs and Border Protection). Sally Helgesen (Co-author of “How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back From Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job“) then explained how to focus on the career instead of […]

Duration:00:32:01

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 4/17/18

4/17/2018
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On April 17th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: A report on housing starts are out today mid morning along with the Red Book Industrial production report is out today as well Goldman Sachs, United Airlines, CSX Corp, Progressive Corp, Northern Trust, WW Granger, Johnson & Johnson, Comerica all report earnings today

Duration:00:00:50

The Opening Bell 4/17/18: “Youth Cannot Be If They Cannot See” – Growing The City Through Summer Jobs

4/17/2018
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Despite the cold Spring, Summer is right around the corner and that means the opportunity for employing youth across the city. Steve Grzanich touched base with Rodney Carter (COO of Bright Star Community Outreach) & Nichole Carter (Director of Community Strategy and Development at Bright Star Community Outreach) to hear about how companies are partnering with communities across the city to help curb violence and inhabit life long strategies for success. Mary Wisniewski (Transportation...

Duration:00:28:32

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 4/16/18

4/16/2018
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On April 16th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: The Commerce Department reports on last months retail sales data The National Association of Home Builders releases builders sentiment index for April Earnings are scheduled to release from Bank of America, Netflix, and tomorrow will see earnings from Goldman Sachs, United Airlines

Duration:00:00:52

The Opening Bell 4/16/18: What To Know When Filing Your Taxes Last Minute

4/16/2018
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Incubators are vital for startups in today’s day and age, so naturally there a specific incubators for specific industries. MATTER is doing just that for one of the biggest industries in the world – health care. Steve Grzanich discussed with Steven Collens (CEO of MATTER) the impact on the industry’s innovation and some of the most exciting things going on in the health care space, as Chicago’s eco-system continues to grow. Kelly Phillips Erb (Sr. Editor & Tax Writer at […]

Duration:00:31:41

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 4/13/18

4/13/2018
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On April 13th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: The Labor Department releases it’s job openings and labor turnover survey for February Citi Group, JP Morgan Chase, and Wells Fargo kicking off earnings season for the banking industry

Duration:00:00:44

The Opening Bell 4/13/18: Bob Kings Helps Everyday People Become Basic Astronomers

4/13/2018
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Volatility is still at the top of the market’s mind this week, but Paul Nolte (SVP & Sr. Portfolio Manager at Kingsview Asset Management) told Steve Grzanich about where he is keeping his eyes, and that’s on the rising interest rates. Bob King (Author of “Wonders of The Night Sky You Must See Before You Die“) then shared the details behind his latest book allowing basic astronomy to enter the lives of everyday people with stories from the sky.

Duration:00:33:59

Thought Leader Greg Warsek: Refinancing The Willis Tower, The Old Post Office, and Other High Rises

4/12/2018
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The Associated Bank Thought Leader conversation this week focused on the commercial real estate side of Chicago. Steve Grzanich chatted with Greg Warsek (SVP & Sr. Regional Manager for the Chicago Market for Commercial Real Estate at Associated Bank) to sort through the jumbo refinancing and massive loans for The Willis Tower, The Cubs, and other high rises throughout the city. Steve and Greg also touched on the steady trend of co-living offerings in Fulton Market, Lakeview, and other...

Duration:00:11:34

The Opening Bell 4/12/18: USDA Approved Fridge Cleaning & Food Safety Tips For Spring

4/12/2018
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Being constantly surrounded by high rises, we can forget about how much these buildings cost. So what happens when The Willis Tower, the old Post Office and associated Cubs buildings need to refinance? Steve Grzanich discussed these major efforts to refinance with the weekly Associated Bank Thought Leader, Greg Warsek (SVP & Sr. Regional Manager for the Chicago Market for Commercial Real Estate at Associated Bank). Adam Ghering (USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Group) then provided...

Duration:00:32:22

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 4/12/18

4/12/2018
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On April 12th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Freddie Mac shares average weekly mortgage rates Jobless claims, and import and export prices also out today Blackrock, Delta, and Rite Aid kick off earnings season

Duration:00:00:58

Associated Bank Market Outlook: 4/11/18

4/11/2018
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On April 11th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Mortgage Applications are released from the Mortgage Bankers Association The Consumer Price Index due out today The Federal Open Market Committee Minutes are shared at 1:00pm The EIA Petroleum Status report is out Mark Zuckerberg continued his testimony in Washington

Duration:00:00:50

The Opening Bell 4/11/18: Leading Healthier Lives at Chicago Tribune’s PRIME Expo

4/11/2018
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The Chicago Tribune PRIME Expo is this weekend, focusing on the healthy and active lifestyles of those over the age of 50 with a number of speaking events and seminars covering a range of topics. Steve Grzanich touched on one topic, cancer research, with Elizabeth Jaffee M.D. (President Elect of the American Association for Cancer Research) to preview the research developments, survivor stories and much more. Dr. Victor Romano (Orthopedic Surgeon and Author of “Finding The Source Maximizing...

Duration:00:31:15

Associated Market Outlook: 4/10/18

4/10/2018
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On April 10th, 2018 Steve Grzanich shares today’s potential market drivers: Mark Zuckerberg testifies in front of Congress today about the way Facebook stores and shares user data The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index is out Bed Bath and Beyond, Blackrock, Delta, and Rite Aid report earnings later this week

Duration:00:01:06

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