Tag Archives: economy

Uncoventional Wisdom

How good a stock picker is Quintano Downes? The 13-year Wall Street veteran equities trader…

By John Simons

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Talking Points: Obama’s Economy

When Barack Obama took the national stage as president on that bitterly cold day last…

By Alan Hughes

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Poll: Was the Jobs Summit Political or Productive?

Majority said it was necessary to boost the economy

Majority of respondents to a BlackEnterprise.com poll said the White House Forum on Jobs and…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Unveils New Job Creation Plan

President outlines a new effort to spur job growth

President Barack Obama unveiled a package of new enhancements to his administration’s efforts to revive…

By John Simons

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White House Discusses Nation’s Economy

Economic weatherman, Orszag, gives encouraging forecast

The nation’s economy grew during the months of July, August, and September, after a year…

By John Simons

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Finding Financials

Bank, brokerage, and insurance stocks are pariahs these days. But many avoided danger. Heres some to consider

The recent economic meltdown started with the implosion of a handful of big banks and…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Negotiating in a Volatile World

When South Korea President Lee Myung-bak came to the United States earlier this week, he…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How Economic Uncertainty Can Spark Entrepreneurship

Know whether you're prepared to take the leap

There’s no doubt the economic downturn is sparking a lot of anxiety as people worry…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Taming A Wild Economy

To fix a broken America, Roger Ferguson was one of the experts President Obama tapped. Now, this TIAA-CREF CEO and former Fed vice chairman shares his views about the financial markets and prospects for an economic rebound

Roger W. Ferguson Jr. has answered the call at a time when our
nation needs him…

By Alan Hughes

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Obama on the Record: Financial Reform

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much.
Since taking office, my administration has mounted what I…

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Unemployment Hits 25-Year High

Healthcare sector sees boost despite bleak climate

The nation’s unemployment rate jumped to 9.4% in Ma, marking a 25 year high, according…

By Renita Burns

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Marcus Alexis Dies at Age 77

Noted economist had passion for mentoring blacks in field

Marcus Alexis, one of the nation’s most distinguished economists, died Wednesday from complications during surgery.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Former Fed Governor Sees Light at the End of the Tunnel

Roger Ferguson offers take on retirement, investing

Roger W. Ferguson, CEO of financial services giant TIAA-CREF and one of the nation’s leading…

By Alan Hughes

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Staying Focused on Best Practices

As massive job cuts have forced many companies to reorganize and reprioritize spending, the diversity…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Bernanke Beams Optimism on Economy at Morehouse Address

Fed chair says boosting confidence key in rebounding

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says he’s “fundamentally optimistic” about the nation’s economy, expressing confidence…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Day 85

In a speech at Georgetown University, Obama says that while there are glimmers of hope…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Glimmers of Hope for Economy

Tough economic times to come

During his speech on the economy at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama said there will…

By Joyce Jones

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Obama on the Record: State of the Economy

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. (Applause.) It’s good to be back.…

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Obama Hosts Cyber Town Hall

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Well, it is great to see all…

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Obama on the Record: News Conference on the Economy

THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. Please have a seat.
Good evening. Before I take…

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