The Gulf Building Houston, Texas Historic name: Gulf Building Current name: JPMorgan Chase & Co. Building Completed: 1929 Architect: Alfred C. Finn with Kenneth Franzheim and J.E.R. Carpenter (New York)


John Pierpont Morgan began his career as an accountant working for several NYC banking firms until he became a partner in Drexel, Morgan & Co which was reorganized as J.P. Morgan & Co. Described as a coldly rational man, Morgan began reorganizing railroads. In 1896, Morgan embarked on consolidations in the electric, steel & agricultural equipment manufacturing industries. By the early 1900s, Morgan was the main force behind the Trusts, controlling virtually all the basic American…

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Donald Trump advisors consider Jamie Dimon for treasury secretary: Sources

Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Case Study: "JP Morgan Chase was the first major corporation to create its own charitable story on Facebook, in 2009." The program was called "Chase Community Giving: You Decide What Matters" and gave Facebook users the chance to nominate their favourite charity and have people vote. The campaign was a huge success, garnering millions of supporters on Facebook and sparking hundreds of thousands of conversations about Chase. Way to go!

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