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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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Understanding What Your Company is Worth

Even if you aren't selling, it's important to know your firm's value

It’s important to know what your company is worth, even if you aren’t planning to…

By Margarette Burnette

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Small Business on Capitol Hill

Senate committee addresses hurdles faced by underserved entrepreneurs

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who chairs the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, held…

By Joyce Jones

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Banking News Roils Markets

Dismal financial outlook predicted in perception of U.S.

Before the end of the trade today, the announcements made by the two storied banks,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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HBCU to Get $18 Million Research Center Grant

North Carolina A&T first black school to lead such a project

North Carolina A&T State University will receive $18 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF)…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Burrell Inks Deal with American Airlines

Black-owned advertising agency takes marketing to the skies

American Airlines announced today that it has inked a deal with African American-owned advertising firm…

By Renita Burns

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To Franchise or Not to Franchise

Is your business ready to take the next step?

Today’s tough economic environment has created heightened interest in an alternative to traditional small business…

By Zakiyyah El-Amin

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How to Integrate your Website with Traditional Advertising

One of the most popular buzz words in the advertising field right now is "integration"

One of the most popular buzz words in the advertising field right now is “integration,”…

By Bridget McCrea

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

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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