For Unemployed Blacks, Growth is not Enough!

April 11, 2012 Staff 0

The burden of unemployment falls heaviest upon blacks and unfortunately, economic growth in important but is not sufficient. Even when US GDP grew at 6.7%, the unemployment rate for blacks averaged 10.6%.

Why were fewer Jobs created in March?

April 9, 2012 Staff 0

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.

Economic Recovery: Shifting into Cruise Control

March 21, 2012 Staff 0

The US Economy is now recovering at a normal rate. As inflation fears rise, the Federal Reserve Bank will have to reconsider its pledge to keep interest rates fixed until 2014. Indicators to look for in the future are discussed.

2012 Outlook for Hispanic/Latino Businesses

January 28, 2012 Staff 0

Hispanic/Latino CEOs do not plan to increase hiring in 2012. They are the only group where 20% of CEO will add jobs while 18% will cut jobs. Future hiring will be strongest in retail and virtually unchanged in construction. Regionally, Hispanic/Latino firm hiring will be strongest in the South.