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2012 Hiring to Increase in Black, White, Women Businesses, but not Hispanic

2012 Hiring to Increase in Black, White, Women Businesses, but not Hispanic

Dec 07 2011

According to the Gazelle Index, more than twice as many small businesses plan to hire workers than to lay off workers over the next three months. This is true for businesses owned by blacks, whites, men and women–but not for Hispanic/Latinos.

Blacks, most Optimistic among all Small Business Owners

Blacks, most Optimistic among all Small Business Owners

Dec 07 2011

African American small business CEOs expressed the greatest optimism about the economy’s future and they plan to engage in the more hiring over the next three months than will any other race or ethnic group.

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

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

Dec 02 2011

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 investor confidence.

December Jobs Report and the Economic Triple Threat

December Jobs Report and the Economic Triple Threat

Dec 02 2011

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.