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12/20/2018 - The New Geography Of Opportunity

– The Hill
The opportunity zone legislation is set to unleash more than $100 billion in investor funds, and potentially a lot more in terms of follow-on investments.
 Bloomberg
The number of Amazon Prime members who shop for groceries at least once a month declined in 2018 compared with 2017, according to the results of an annual consumer survey released Wednesday by UBS analysts. The drop was surprising given the company’s Whole Foods investment and expansion of two hour delivery service Prime Now, the analysts wrote in a note to investors.

‘I Thought I Was Done For’: Tight Job Market Opens Doors for Ex-Convicts

– The Wall Street Journal
Finding gainful employment is the most effective deterrent to falling back into a life of crime, studies show. But felons have long been some of the last candidates in the hiring pool. Now, with one of the tightest labor markets in decades, some employers say they are more willing to consider applicants with criminal histories.
– USA TODAY
When bad weather strikes, companies must make decisions on office closures, pay, leave and safety. USA TODAY explores how different workplaces handle inclement weather.