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Black Firms Lag in Capacity Growth

Over the last quarter century, the number of Black-owned businesses has grown at a record pace – nearly four times the rate of white-owned businesses. During the last decade, the gap in revenue and employment...

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The Rising Economy Tide is Lifting all Boats, Except Black Businesses

Most key economic indicators are positive. Although the Labor Department’s January Jobs Report did not show stellar job growth during the month of December, the economy nevertheless produced 156,000 new jobs and wages...

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Euquant CEO on Black Business Ownership in the Wall Street Journal

Recently our CEO, Dr. Thomas Boston, was quoted on Black Business Ownership in a recent article by the Wall Street Journal. The article discusses the current state and of Black Business ownership and its performance...

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Global Outlook and Minority Businesses

This is the first segment of a two-part article.  Developments in the global economy are examined in the first segment.  Part two describes how those developments are likely to affect minority business owners. The...

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Highlights of the Global and U.S. Economic Outlook: We are in a Funk

A Roundup of Global Economic Trends: The Global Economy is in a Funk and Economic Uncertainty is Rising Three big drivers of the world’s economy – US, China, Emerging market economies The U.S. is the brightest...

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CEO Insight: The Potential Fallout of a Fed Interest Rate Hike

November’s encouraging labor market report begs the question of not just whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates; but whether it will do so at a time when the recovery has peaked, and the economy is...

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Company News: Euquant CEO speaks on Housing with HUD Secretary Julian Castro

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On Wednesday, November 4th Euquant’s CEO Dr. Thomas Boston participated in a discussion on Mixed-Income Housing with U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, Mayor Kasim Reed, former Mayor...

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Euquant Business Analysis: Where will the jobs be in 2022?

*Source: Occupational Employment Statistics Program,  U.S. Department of Labor, and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As the service sector continues to be the driving force behind the U.S. economy it begs the...

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Black Businesses fell behind during Recession and Recovery (7/14/15)

The economy is performing well, but the rewards of growth are not evenly spread. As a result, attention is shifting from concern over whether enough jobs are being created to the widening gap between the winners and...

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Sizzling Labor Market Recovery Shifts Focus to Fed Action(8/1/14)

The labor market continued a sizzling pace of economic recovery in July. The economy created 209,000 new jobs while the unemployment rate edged up only incrementally from 6.1% to 6.2%. However, the latter increase...

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