The Environment At Edward Jones, they refer to diversity initiatives as inclusion. This represents more than a simple wording change. "Diversity" is a way for Edward Jones to recognize and celebrate their differences. "Inclusion" provides direction on how these unique points of view can be understood and used for the good of the firm and their associates. Their inclusion initiative is instrumental in fostering an environment that encourages new and innovative thinking, and acknowledges the positive contributions individuals from diverse backgrounds can make in the success of the firm. They remain committed to attracting and developing an outstanding team of associates, and supporting each one to achieve his or her full potential.
Economy According to Kate Warne a Market Strategist for Edward Jones stated that after experiencing volatile markets in 2007, many investors may be concerned about what lies ahead:
Will the credit crisis and mortgage problems get worse or be resolved quickly?
Will the economic growth of the UK and global economies slow?
Will any increase in inflation be short-lived or last