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State of Social Media

What do executives really think about social media?


Top Five Economic Trends to Watch for in 2014

Economist Jim Glassman offers insights for the coming year.


State of the Job Market - November 2013

How job figures could affect the Fed’s policy and more.


Are Businesses Becoming More Sustainable?

Does going green give businesses a competitive edge? Find out what U.S. executives have to say about the impact sustainability measures have on their businesses.


Trouble Finding Talent?

Find out what more than 2,000 U.S. executives around the nation are doing to improve their talent acquisition and retention.


Metro-Trade Trends

See how your city trades with North America.


Inefficient Overtime

Americans are working longer hours, but production growth is slowing. What does this post-recession paradox mean for businesses?


Video: Made in China?How today’s global economy has elevated the role of freight transit.


Metro Freight: The Global Good Trade that Moves Metro EconomiesThe Global Cities Initiative releases a new report detailing the economic rationale for metropolitan goods trade, describing why, how and what these areas exchange with each other.


Metro-to-Metro: Goods Trade in Metropolitan America

A Global Cities Initiative paper that marks the first time metropolitan areas can begin to explore their place in domestic and global goods trade networks.


The Cost of Healthcare Coverage for Employers

A quick breakdown of the Affordable Care Act for employers, including costs and penalties.


The Effect of Government Shutdown

A then-and-now picture of how the shutdown affects the economy.


Business Update: The Affordable Care Act

A webinar on the impacts of healthcare reform, including a roadmap for businesses.


Top Economic IndicatorWhy jobless claims are particularly relevant today.


New Agreement Promotes Buy America Program

A new interagency agreement helps manufacturers and transit agencies identify domestically made products and opens new opportunities for American producers.


Cross-Border LendingExplore the advantages and challenges for your business in leveraging Cross-Border Asset-Based Lending.


Export Nation

A joint project of Brookings and JPMorgan Chase, Export Nation is a report on how U.S. exports played an outsized role in the post-recession economic recovery—with a look at the goods and services traded from the 100 largest U.S. metro areas to the rest of the world.


Payment Cards: a Webinar

Expert James Lock leads a webinar on best practices for payment cards.


Considerations for U.S. Businesses in Brazil

For growth strategies in emerging markets, don’t ignore Brazil.


Are Europe and Japan That Different from the U.S.?

Head economist Jim Glassman shows how the developed economies are more similar than the mainstream media lets on.


Payments Fraud and Internet Crime

Join us for a webinar led by James Lock, payments expert, designed to discuss the key trends in payments fraud and digital crime, and highlight the best solutions for combating all its forms.


New Tax Laws and ESOPRegina Carls, Director of Chase’s ESOP Advisory Group, analyzes how new tax laws will affect mid-sized businesses with Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) in 2013.


Scaling for Growth in the Middle Market

In the first installment of the Kellogg-Chase “Growth in Middle-Market Companies” series, Kellogg Professor Mike Mazzeo highlights four guidelines that can help executives develop effective strategies to scale their business.


Top Ten Traits of Globally Fluent Metro Areas

The Global Cities Initiative (GCI) recently released new research entitled “The Ten Traits of Globally Fluent Metro Areas,” which identifies the behaviors that help metro areas be economically successful in a globalizing economy.


Switch to SEPA

In February 2014, the European Union will enact the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), a clearing system that will impact all businesses that send and receive euro payments throughout the region.


Supporting Economic Growth through Global Engagement

As governments around the world enter an era of austerity, with limited funding for the investments that drive growth, city and metropolitan leaders are faced with the immense challenge of identifying innovative ways to create and grow jobs.


Payments Fraud: Down but Not Out

Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) survey reveals that trends are changing. Find out the latest types and frequencies of payment fraud, as well as best practices for dealing with these future trends.


Demystifying Brazil

As Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil has become a key component in the growth strategy of U.S. businesses. However, to maximize your company’s growth opportunities, you need to stay alert to the challenges of this ever-changing economy. Join J.P. Morgan and Deloitte for a webinar to gain new insights into the complexities of Brazil’s business environment.


Economic Trends in Europe

Examine the European economy with reports from our analysts. Topics include Euro area financial and labor markets, budgets and government debt levels, and consumer and economic sentiments.


How to Win Business Using Social Media

Learn how social media can help level the playing field for businesses of all sizes and give your company an opportunity to thrive in the digital age.


Centralization vs. Shared Service Centers

It may be possible to access the same benefits of a shared service center by centralizing common treasury functions within one bank or a few key banks.


2013 AFP Payments Fraud Survey

This year's report reveals that a majority of organizations experienced attempted or actual payments fraud in 2012.



A faceless threat that affects individuals, organizations and governments worldwide, cybercrime is a multibillion-dollar industry whose perpetrators are increasingly well-organized, sophisticated and transnational.


2013 Chase Business Leaders Outlook

Our recent survey reveals a sense of cautious optimism.


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