It was a one – two punch of good economic news…we think...but that couldn't hold Wall Street together. Oh and tonight the Chicago Cubs face off against the Cincinnati Reds in Iowa at the Field of Dreams. Will I be watching? Yep. It’s the business news headlines for Thursday the 11th of August, thanks for being with us! Also, remember that you can hook up with us all day on Twitter @IOB_NewsHour and on Instagram. Here's what we've got for you today:
- Some economic news to chew over;
- The DOJ and former President Trump;
- Walgreens needs pharmacists how badly?
- Happy Holidays - The USPS is raising rates;
- The Chicago Mayor has words about companies leaving;
- A fight at at GM plant results in the death of a worker;
- The Wall Street Report;
- Gen X worries about caring for their aging parents.
For the interview you'll meet Julie Gammack the founder of the Okoboji Writers Retreat. This is an amazing adventure for any creative to attend. Here we talk about who should go, what to expect and how much fun the event offers. In other words we ain't stuffy.
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