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Get Ready for the New Normal

The financial crisis will have lasting effects��most of them positive

In the aftermath of the economic crisis, a number of financial pundits are spreading fear…

By Mellody Hobson

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Black Enterprise CEO Earl Graves Jr. and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk share a laugh.

Black Enterprise/Walmart Economic Forum 2010

See the businesspeople who convened for �20/20 Vision: A Look Ahead at Black America in the Next Economic Boom�

See the entrepreneurs, economists and Obama Administration officials who convened for “20/20 Vision: A Look…

By Lonnie C. Major

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Lawmakers Upset Over Obama’s 2nd Anti-Vegas Remark

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada lawmakers lashed out at President Barack Obama on Tuesday after…

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A Path to Recovery for Black America

Economic forum offers policy recommendations to the Obama Administration

Under the banner, “20/20 Vision: A Look Ahead at Black America in the Next Economic…

By Derek T. Dingle

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In Pictures: A Vision for the Economy

Economists, policy makers, experts and entrepreneurs explore the keys to recovery for African Americans

As President Barack Obama embarked on the first of a series of trips he will…

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BE Forum Explores Solutions for Economic Revival

African Americans, small business key for economic turnaround

Black Enterprise hosted a forum to explore strategies and solutions that will ensure that African…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama Resets Agenda in State of the Union Address

Tax cuts, unemployment, national debt are top issues

President Obama vowed to not abandon plans for longer-term fixes to healthcare, energy, and education…

By Joyce Jones

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BE, Walmart to Host Economic Forum

BE100s CEOs, government officials to develop policy recommendations for White House

As President Barack Obama unveils initiatives to bolster the middle class, create jobs and assist…

By Renita Burns

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Gas Prices Slow To Follow Oil Lower

When oil prices jumped last month, retail prices were slow to follow. Now that crude…

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Obama On Banks: A Bit Pragmatic Amid The Populism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pressing an overhaul of Wall Street regulations with…

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White House Advisers Promise Sharper Focus On Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — A politically shaken White House promised Sunday a sharper focus on jobs…

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White House Says No Reset Button For Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s senior adviser says the president isn’t hitting the reset…

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Axelrod: Obama’s State Of Union To Focus On Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s chief political adviser says the president will focus on…

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Obama’s State Of The Union Agenda: Yes, I Get It

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seizing a chance to reconnect, President Barack Obama will use his first…

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Florida Unemployment Numbers Increase In December

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More people were jobless in Florida last month than live in…

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Russia’s Economy Back On Its Feet

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s oil-dependent economy is getting back on track after its biggest downturn…

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Bernanke Faces More Sen. Opposition For 2nd Term

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke faced mounting Senate opposition for another four-year…

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White House Still Believes Bernanke Gets 2nd Term

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — President Barack Obama believes Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke…

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AP Top News At 2:14 P.m. EST

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A combative President Barack Obama exhorted Congress Friday to pass a…

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AP Top News At 11:35 A.m. EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling voters in Ohio, wracked by high unemployment,…

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