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Expect to see more Jobs in 2012

The Gazelle Index survey shows that hiring will increase in 2012; 27% of small businesses will increase hiring and 14% will cut. We forecast a 7.8% or lower unemployment rate....

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Presidential Candidates should listen to what Small Business Owners Say

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Small business owners want the Presidential candidates to cut business taxes (especially Hispanic businesses) and make bank loans more easily available (particularly black business owners). ...

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Gazelle Index’s Top Wishes for You in the New Year

The Gazelle Index staff wishes you a prosperous 2012 We encourage you to set high goals for your business and your health and wellness....

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Hispanic/Latino Owned Businesses want Lower Taxes, Blacks want more Loans

Small businesses owners differ in what they want out of Presidential candidates. Hispanic businesses strongly prefer lower taxes, black businesses want more access to loans and credit. ...

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What Small, Minority and Women Business Owners want from Presidential Candidates?

Based on a national survey of small business CEOs, reducing the minimum wage would have the smallest positive effect on hiring among all policies. If the government does nothing, it will also hurt small business hiring....

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Common Sense Solution to Reducing Unemployment-Part 2

The cause of high unemployment is not the lack of job skills, it is the lack of jobs. Almost 75% of the jobs that have not been restored are in construction, retail and manufacturing; 22% of the unemployed are black...

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To Solve Unemployment we need more Jobs, not more Job Skills: November Update

The unemployment crisis is primarily caused by our inability to create enough job creating innovative companies. In addition, to create jobs we need to first solve the housing crisis....

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Gazelle Index Economic Outlook for 2012: Growth and Employment will Increase Significantly

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The Gazelle Index expects to see significant hiring in 2012, growth projected at 3% and unemployment at 7.8%. Corporations are starting to invest, consumers are spending more, housing starts are improving....

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Small Businesses seek more Business-to-Business and Government Sales

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The major objective for most small businesses is to improve business-to-business sales. Increasing on-line sales is not as important, however government sales are very important to blacks and Hispanics....

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Euro Debt Loan, Housing Starts: Good News for US Economy

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The recent increase in housing starts, decrease in new claims for unemployment compensation are positive signs that Europe's debt problem is not affecting US growth....

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