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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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Opportunities for Minority Contracts in TARP Limited

Minority firms relegated to sub-contractors for bailout services

Critics say expediency to pass bill allowed Treasury to bypass minority businesses

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The Cutting Edge

Slashing expenditures in a shaky market

As Congress irons out the fine details of its $700 billion bailout plan,…

By Renita Burns

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Limo Service Goes Green

Dunn Rite Limousine Service adds hybrids to luxury fleet

With a 7-year-old Mercedes Benz and an auto heiress as his first customer, Frederick Dunn…

By Wendy Harris

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ExxonMobil CEO Talks Energy, Diversity

Rex Tillerson gives insights on environment, gas prices, taxes

Last night, the Executive Leadership Council awarded ExxonMobil with the corporate award in recognition for…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Treasury Department Recruits Firms to Buy Back Toxic Assets

Kashkari appointed head of $700 billion bailout relief program

After having plunged 875 points in two days, the Dow Jones Industrial Average only…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property

Every business has vital information that should be protected from the hands of competition

Every business has vital information that should be protected from the hands of competition, whether…

By Margarette Burnette

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FDIC Seeks Insurance Increase

Move could help instill confidence in banking system

The Federal Deposit Corporation approached Congress this afternoon about increasing the federal deposit insurance limit…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Surviving Tight Credit

Main Street businesses feel crunch of Wall Street collapse

With a $700 billion Wall Street bailout deal rejected in the House, one of the…

By Cliff Hocker

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Unique Franchises: Household Names Begin Here

Options still abound if your options out of reach

Finding a profitable franchise can be as simple as looking at world trends and asking…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Finding the Right Franchise

A successful venture depends more on you then your money

In 2002, Desmond Stanback of Bear, Delaware, was frustrated with the corporate environment. As…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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