U.S. Economic Outlook

Why Unemployment Declined: The February Jobs Report

Unemployment has improved because corporations are investing more, consumers are spending more and small businesses are receiving more business-to-business sales....

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The February Jobs Report-Best Since the Recession Ended

The February jobs report is the best since the recovery began; unemployment went down from 8.5% to 8.2%; 257,000 private-sector jobs were added and black unemployment declined from15.8% to 13.6%. ...

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MLK Holiday and Black Unemployment: What Must Be Done?

MLK Holiday is a time to reflect on racial progress. Economic growth is picking up but black unemployment has not improved much. It is time for a National Commission on Black Unemployment. ...

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What the January Unemployment Report Means to You

Unemployment went down in December from 8.7% to 8.5%. But more importantly, jobs increased in industries hardest hit by the recession, manufacturing, construction and retail....

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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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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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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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Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.6%, Lowest and 2 1/2 Years: What’s behind the Numbers?

November unemployment report is an encouraging sign that the economic recovery is solid. The economy is avoiding the triple threat to growth: European debt crisis, Congressional stalemate on the debt, and lack of...

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December Jobs Report and the Economic Triple Threat

The US economy is facing a triple threat: fallout from the European sovereign debt crisis, the stalemate in Washington surrounding the budget deficit, and consumer and investor uncertainty....

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