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July Employment Report: Do Not Expect Change

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The Jobs report for July will be released Friday. The economy turned a bit more negative in July. We expect 100,000 jobs, the unemployment rate to remain the same at 8.2% and the black unemployment to increase....

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Gazelle Index 2012 Minority Business Report

The 17 page Gazelle Index Report on Minority, Women and Small Business Outlook for 2012 is now available. The report analyzes the economy and the outlook for minority and women businesses....

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America’s Unrequited Love of the Open Road

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Catherine Ross, Gazelle Index VP, said on CBS Morning Show, "To those who say 'I've already paid for this,' (i.e. the highway systems) my answer is, 'Sometimes you have to pay to keep what you have,"...

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Why were fewer Jobs created in March?

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Another month or two is required in order to determine whether the lower than expected number of jobs created in March was caused by high oil prices, a statistical aberration or a slowing economy....

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The FED is Wrong; Employment Growth will be Sustained in 2012

The economy is growing at 3%, and the unemployment rate is 8.3%. The FED vows to keep interest rates fixed through 2014 and expects the improvement to be short lived. The Gazelle Index believes growth and employment...

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Understanding Economic Indicators: A November Update

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To understand how the economy is doing, most people look to the unemployment rate. However, other indicators may be even more important. It all depends upon where the economy is in the business cycle. ...

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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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