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The Business of Marijuana and Wall Street

Emerging green industry needs to follow a Wall Street model to succeed says commodities expert

Several states have the legalization of marijuana on the ballot this November. As it stands…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Investing in Africa: Why Are Minority Business Owners Slow Rolling?

NY Congressman hosts Power Africa summit, offers reasons behind hesitation and solutions

Congressman Meeks wants minority business owners to invest in Africa
Economic experts agree Africa is the…

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Wall Street Investment in Rental Properties Raises Concern

Fed allows banks to rent properties without trying to sell them

Government backed agencies are helping Wall Street fat cats buy housing

By Makkada B. Selah

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Is This the “Best Cover Letter Ever?”

Wall Street bosses thought this letter was impressive

Wall Street bosses heap praise on a college student’s cover letter

By Makkada B. Selah

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I’m Proud to Be Part of the Legacy of Reginald F. Lewis

25 years ago, the deal maker extraordinaire became a legend. One simple question gave Black Enterprise the inside track on his story: "What's next?"

When Reginald F. Lewis’ $985 million acquisition of Beatrice International was announced, the story would…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Small Businesses Upset Obama Only Met with Big Business CEOs

Obama and small business owners already off to a bad start in his second term?

No small business representatives were invited to the White House to discuss the Fiscal Cliff…

By C. Daniel Baker

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When NYC Businessmen Attack Each Other Over a Cab

Manhattan streets turn into a boxing ring

Manhattan streets turn into a boxing ring

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Cool Jobs: Goldman Sachs Exec Making Major Boss Moves on Wall Street

Executive brings global experience to latest U.S. post

Valentino Carlotti is a key player in Goldman Sachs’ sales and trading division, which this…

By Gil Robertson

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In the News: Conrad Murray Accuses MJ of Lying; Wall Street Rebounds and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

By Sade K. Muhammad

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75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street

Saying there’s been a bit of change in the world of finance since Black Enterprise…

By Alan Hughes

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In the News: Bill Cosby to Share NYC Benefit Show; Tyra Banks Lands on New York Times’ Best Sellers List and More

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By Shenelle Wallace

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WATCH: On the Front Lines of Occupy Wall Street

BlackEnterprise.com went to Manhattan’s Financial District to investigate the recent protests

BlackEnterprise.com ventured to Manhattan’s Financial District to speak to Wall Street occupiers, labor union members,…

By Janel Martinez

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WATCH: Finance Expert Ryan Mack Sounds Off on Occupy Wall Street

The author and financial literacy advocate says it's about more than marching

The author and financial literacy advocate says it’s about more than marching

By Elayne Fluker

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We Have the Power to Serve You

Since our inception, Black Enterprise has accessed some of the most powerful business and political…

By Derek T. Dingle

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FACEBOOK:   I’m a pretty late bloomer on the Facebook-for-business bandwagon, as opposed to just family and friends. But a good friend recently educated me on how you can add layers of security and privacy for people you know casually, while allowing good friends total access to your page. Be sure to do this, and include business updates and links to any press or promotions you’re doing. Facebook is still the best way to spread a message virally.

In the News: Amy Holmes Joins GBTV; FaceBook Denies Harvesting Cell Numbers and More

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By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Lionsgate May Launch Tyler TV; Police Force Beefs Up in London and More

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By Janel Martinez

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In the News: Dow Plunges More Than 600 in Sell-Off; $10 Internet Access and More

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5 Ways To Upgrade Your Investments As Nation Deals With Debt Downgrade

Even though investors are reeling from the toughest market since 2008 you can still build your portfolio & protect your assets

Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United States’ AAA credit rating to a AA+ could…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Deborah C. Wright, chairwoman, CEO and president of Carver Federal Bancorp Inc.

Carver Bank Gets Much-Needed Capital Injection

Wall St. firms gave largest Black-owned bank a local bailout

Some of Wall Street’s largest financial services powerhouses, including Goldman Sachs Inc., Morgan Stanley and…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Ultimate Achiever: Siebert Brandford Shank Makes Wall Street History

See how SBS became the first minority-owned firm to pull rank among other global financial giants

See how SBS became the first minority-owned firm to pull rank among other global financial…

By Elayne Fluker

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Life on “The Street”

How Lamont McMillan turned an after-school internship into his dream job as a bond trader

Raising a young man in New York City isn’t easy. But Glenn Lamont McMillan Sr.…

By John Simons

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Power Moves: Eddie Brown’s 5 Strategies For Success in Business

The BE Titan shares trade secrets from his 40 year career and new autobiography that can inspire your business moves

The BE Titan shares trade secrets from his 40 year career and new autobiography that…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Anatomy of a Young Boss: The Makings of a Leader

Here's how to nurture the inner workings of a young business leader

Here’s how to nurture the inner workings of a young business leader

By Janell Hazelwood

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Addisu put more stock in his dreams than the market

Changing Lanes: Wall Street Trader Quits Job to Pursue His Dreams

Anteneh Addisu was already successful in the finance world, but he gave it all up for a career in music

Anteneh “Anthem” Addisu, 25, loved working on Wall Street. Making close to $150,000 a year,…

By Raqiyah Mays

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Siebert Brandford Shank Makes Wall Street History

The black-owned bank becomes first minority firm to rank alongside global giants

In 2010, only seven financial services firms underwrote more municipal bond offerings than Siebert Brandford…

By Alan Hughes

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WATCH: Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks about Wall Street Project

Black Enterprise Senior VP Alfred Edmond speaks with Jesse Jackson about the economy, Wall Street, and where Black folks fit in

Black Enterprise Senior VP Alfred Edmond speaks with Jesse Jackson about the economy, Wall Street,…

By Elayne Fluker

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The Giant Slayers

Loop Capital beats out big-name investment banks to land largest minority-led underwriting deal in recent New York City history

It was a collapse of epic proportions. The financial crisis in 2008 created an atmosphere…

By Alan Hughes

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Dealing With Debt: 5 Reasons You’re Headed for Financial Ruin

Everything you need to know to tame your debt and keep it under control

Check out these five financial blunders that will lead you to ruin.

By Renita Burns

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White House Makes Final Push for Financial Overhaul

President unveils five-point plan

President Barack Obama urged Wall Street Thursday to accept proposed regulatory reforms or risk a…

By Joyce Jones

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Morgan Stanley Executive Anticipates ‘Year of Confident Expectancy’

Faith, optimism key in staying motivated

Carla Harris represents an interesting dichotomy. Strategic, thorough, and extremely ambitious, she is in some…

By Caroline Clarke

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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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Higher Prices Boost Kimberly-Clark 4Q Profit

DALLAS (AP) — Kimberly-Clark Corp. said Friday that higher prices on products like Huggies diapers…

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Harley-Davidson Posts 4Q Loss, First In 16 Years

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson Inc. on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss, its first quarterly deficit…

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World Stocks Tumble As Obama Targets Banks

LONDON (AP) — World markets fell Friday, led by bank stocks after President Barack Obama…

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Gas Prices Down 7 Straight Days; Crude Falls Again

NEW YORK (AP) — Gasoline prices have declined every day for a week following a…

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As Wall Street Defers Bonuses, Others Suffer

NEW YORK (AP) — Big bonuses are back on Wall Street, but that doesn’t mean…

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Lawmakers Ask For Review Of AIG Bailout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House lawmakers asked Congress’ investigative arm on Thursday to review the…

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Goldman Earns Record $4.79B In Q4, Cuts Bonus Pool

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. responded to intense criticism of big Wall…

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Obama Hits Wall Street, Pushes For Bank Limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing Depression-era policy and populist politics, a combative President Barack Obama chastised…

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Investment Banking Pushes Jefferies To 4Q Profit

NEW YORK (AP) — Jefferies Group Inc. on Wednesday posted a fourth-quarter profit that easily…

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Poll: Majority Says Bonuses for Bailed Out CEOs Unfair to Taxpayers

Job creation cited as a better option

Poll results: If you were an executive at a Wall Street firm that received government…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How to Prepare for Any Crisis

Georgetown University teaches leadership

Following the collapse of Wall Street, the swell in national unemployment, and the meltdown of…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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One Year After the Fall of Lehman

Our relationship with money will never be the same

On Sept. 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It…

By John Simons

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How to Find Lucrative Financial Institution Stocks

Companies who avoided danger are an attractive option

The recent economic and stock market meltdown started with the implosion of a handful of…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Jackson: Economic Woes Mean ‘Double Trouble’ for Blacks

Wall Street Project examines financial crisis

With banks, businesses, and homeowners hanging by a thread from last year’s credit crisis, the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Crisis & Opportunity

BE100s financial services firms struggle to find the upside in the credit crunch.

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Bush Signs Bailout Bill

House bill includes AMT patch, FDIC increase

The House of Representatives passed the $700 billion emergency economic stabilization bill and sent it…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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FAR-Reaching Bailout

More and more people are starting to understand why approving the $700 billion Emergency Economic…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Ask an Economist: Breaking Down the Financial Crisis

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It has been a jarring September for Wall Street. It is just the middle…

By Renita Burns

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Fed Cuts Good for Banks but Not Seniors

Last weeks moves may offer little relief to the average consumer

Last week investors bore witness to JP Morgan Chase & Co.’s shocking and historic $2…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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