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Black Business Hiring can Reduce Black Unemployment

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To reduce the high rate of black unemployment the government should provide more support to black-owned businesses because two out of every three workers employed in those businesses are black. ...

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Black and Latino Businesses can Help Close the Racial Employment Gap

Black unemployment is 14.1% and Latino unemployment is 10.7%. One way the government can help reduce unemployment among blacks and Latinos is by promoting business development among the groups....

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Black, Latino and Asian-Owned Small Business Capacity

To build greater capacity firms must reach reach Stage III growth. Only 14% of the non-minority-owned firms have done so, 12% of Asians, 11% of Latinos and just 6% of black businesses....

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FED’s Gloomy Outlook may Rekindle Pessimism

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The Federal Reserve is walking on thin ice. In talking down the economic recovery to rationalize low rates, it may be dampening investor and consumer confidence. ...

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Latino, Black and Asian Firm Capacity & Mentor Protégé Programs

Two major challenges that are facing minority businesses are building greater capacity and improving management efficiency. Corporate mentor protege programs can assist in this regard....

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American Indian/Native American Small Businesses: A Profile

Firms owned by American Indian/Native Americans are .9% of US small businesses and 4.3% of registered federal contractors; 49.9% are in construction related trades. ...

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Asian-Owned Small Businesses: A Profile of Government Contractors

Asian businesses are 5.7% of US small businesses and 10.3% of federal contractors. They are heavily concentrated in professional, technical industries (over 36%) and they earn $2.7 million annually....

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The Job Creating Power of the Black Dollar

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Blacks spend just 6 cents of every dollar with black-owned businesses. By increasing this to12 cents, 1/2 million more black jobs might be created and the unemployment rate might decrease to 10.4%....

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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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Black-owned Businesses: A Profile of High Performers

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The revenue of Black businesses in the Gazelle Index national survey is $1.7 million. The businesses employed 21 workers on average. These firms are high performers and they have a unique quality in common- they plan...

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