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Government Announces New Loan Programs

Hopes modifications will help raise slumping GDP

To diminish the effect of a sluggish economy, the government announced two new programs today…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Recession or Depression: Defining Economic Decline

Deep recession or depression? As a journalist, it’s hard to argue that words don’t matter.…

By John Simons

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N.Y. Bridge Dedicated to Robert F. Kennedy

Kennedy family and political dignitaries pay tribute to slain senator

The children and friends of Robert F. Kennedy assembled today at Astoria Park in Queens…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Delaware North Recruits Minority Firms

Firms to create 2,000 jobs in New York racetrack, casino project

Hospitality company Delaware North will create 2,000 jobs when it builds a video lottery terminal…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Finding Customers in Your Own Backyard

Be sure to tap into a prime consumer resource: your neighbor

If you own a local retail store or restaurant, nothing beats a new neighbor for…

By Margarette Burnette

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Paulson, Bernanke Defend TARP

Members of Congress express disappointment in results

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson defended his management of the $700 billion economic bailout today to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Automakers to Plead Case for Bailout

Opponents believe plan won't be enough to save industry

Representatives from the Big Three automakers will appear before Congress this week to plead their…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ask an Expert: Economic Conundrum

As bailout focus shifts, government tackles a tough dilemma

BlackEnterprise.com spoke with Julian Morris, an economist and founder of London’s International Policy Network based…

By Renita Burns

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Citigroup to Cut 50,000 More Jobs

Struggling under debt, Citi slashes staff

Citigroup Inc. is cutting more than 50,000 more employees in the coming quarters as the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Government Shifts Focus to Homeowner Stability

Mortgage modification programs could help many blacks prevent foreclosure

Now that the Treasury Department aims to use the remaining $400 billion of the bailout…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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G20 Meets to Discuss Troubled World Economy

Leaders to review efforts to stimulate economies

The leaders of nations representing nearly 90% of the global economy are meeting in Washington…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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SBA Updates Lending Rules

New provisions to help small businesses during weak economy

The Small Business Administration announced it is changing two aspects of its lending programs that…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Black Auto Dealers Take Big Hit

Ford faces sales decline in faltering economy

In 2001, John Hall was treading into unfamiliar territory as a first-generation automobile dealer. But…

By Mashaun D. Simon

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Treasury Secretary: Portions of Bailout Plan Being Examined

Paulson says plan to purchase illiquid assets put on hold

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson updated the nation today on the government’s plans to implement the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The Human Toll of Belt-Tightening

Strategies for keeping employees loyal through tough economy

small business owners are finding themselves faced with the task of cutting costs while maintaining…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Radio One Loses Millions in Write-downs

Decreased auto, retail ad revenue lowers value of assets

Radio One posted $266.1 million in losses for the third quarter ending Sept. 30. This…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama to Make Auto Industry Top Priority

Big Three need bailout of their own

As President-elect Barack Obama vowed to make the ailing auto industry a top priority for…

By Renita Burns

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Credit Cardholders’ Bill May Lighten Load for Businesses

Plan would prohibit some acts by credit card issuers

As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others are calling for the enactment of a second…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Black Banks and the Bailout

Some worry more regulation may increase costs, competition

Now that Congress has passed the $700 billion Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, the…

By Cliff Hocker

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Def Jam Executive Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Def Jam executive vice president Shakir Stewart died Saturday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Def Jam executive vice president Shakir Stewart, 34, died on Saturday, of a self-inflicted gunshot…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

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