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JP Morgan Chase’s Business Leadership Survey Shows Economic Optimism For 2022

Businesses have been hit especially hard by COVID, but because of the engagement of large financial institutions like JPMorgan Chase, businesses particularly small and minority owned businesses are feeling optimistic about their futures.

Dow Tumbles 900 Points As Fears Over New Covid-19 Variant Grip Global Markets

Wall Street is in a frenzy on Black Friday as stocks around the world tumbled in the face of a new Covid-19 variant.

A Record Number Of Americans Quit Their Jobs In September

A record 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs in September as the sheer volume of available jobs is empowering workers to have their pick.

Ezell’s Famous Chicken Announces Awardees For The Rudd’s R.U.B.B. Initiative To Financially Empower Black-owned Businesses

Earlier this week, Ezell’s Famous Chicken announced the awardees for the 2021 Rudd’s R.U.B.B. Initiative (Raising Up Black Businesses), a precedent-setting program designed to financially empower Black-owned businesses in the Pacific Northwest.

JP Morgan Chase CEO Doubles Down On Company’s Commitment To Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

Last week, JP Morgan Chase’s CEO Jamie Dimon met with a few local media outlets in Seattle to discuss some community service-oriented plans that Chase has in store for communities across the country.

Amazon Is Starting Black Friday Deals Early. Like, Now

Amazon has begun rolling out "Black Friday-worthy deals" to jumpstart the holiday shopping season that's expected to be chaotic because of shipping and supply chain issues. Amazon announced Monday "deep discounts across every category" including fashion, home goods, toys and electronics that will be available on a special webpage.

Low-Wage Workers Are Getting ‘Eye-Popping’ Pay Raises

Skyrocketing wages can also be attributed in part to the rising demand for low-wage workers as the service sector has started recovering following a surge in vaccination, according to the report.

Restaurant Industry Worse today Than Three Months Ago

The restaurant industry is in worse shape now than it was three months ago, according to a new survey by the National Restaurant Association.

Dr. Constance Rice Elected Board Chair Of The Seattle Art Museum

Dr. Constance W. Rice has been elected Chair of the Seattle Art Museum’s board of trustees.

Cox And Former NFL Star Partner On Digital Equity Initiative

Malcolm Mitchell, an author, Super Bowl-champion and founder of the Share the Magic Foundation, will partner with Cox to amplify the need for internet access among students, particularly in multicultural areas, as the critical foundation for education, training, and the jobs of tomorrow. Malcolm will help drive awareness and adoption of the Connect2Compete program among eligible customers, all while promoting a cause that carries immense personal meaning to the author and athlete himself, as he once worked off the field to achieve his literacy goals.

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