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The June economic report from the U.S. Department of Labor bodes well for African-Americans. According […]

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Though the national unemployment rate ticked up just slightly from June to July, going from […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) i The U.S. economy added a solid 146,000 jobs in November and theunemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. The government said Superstorm Sandy had only a minimal effect on the figures...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says new jobs figures released Friday show there are too many people looking for work...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - African-American unemployment dropped slightly from 14.4 to 14.1 percent. And black teen joblessness fell too, from 39.3 to 36.6...

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VIDEO - This week investors expect several earnings reports -- such as Citigroup, Intel and Yahoo to name a few -As well as reports on housing, production and inflation.

The post 7/13/12 – theGrio and CNBC Market Update appeared first on theGrio.

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(AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits plunged last week...

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theGRIO REPORT - Making the most prominent appearance in front of a largely black audience of his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney criticized President Obama’s record on education and the economy at the NAACP’s national convention...

The post Romney says he will 'make things better in the African-American community' appeared first on theGrio.

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VIDEO - Investors had quite a few economic reports to sift through last week, but all eyes were on the jobs report...

The post 07/09/12 theGrio and CNBC Market Update appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says a bill to keep construction workers on the job and prevent a spike in interest rates on new loans to college students 'will make a real difference' for millions of Americans.

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theGRIO REPORT - TheGrio recently spoke to members of the Venture Capital Access Program or VCAP© to discuss their highly anticipated Pitch Night, which was held on June 27th in New York City...

The post Can VCAP's 'Pitch Night' put us back to work? appeared first on theGrio.

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POLAND, Ohio (AP) - A sobering economic snapshot intensified the presidential campaign on Friday as President Barack Obama rolled through two vote-rich battleground states and Republican Mitt Romney fended off conservative complaints about his plan for winning...

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WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the nation's ongoing sluggish job growth is unacceptable...

The post Romney blames Obama for sluggish June job growth appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO Q&A - For a closer look at the new jobs report, which showed the black unemployment rate up to 14.4 percent, theGrio reached out to Algernon Austin, director of the Race, Ethnicity and the Economy program at the liberal-leaning Washington-based Economic Policy Institute...

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theGRIO REPORT - Overall unemployment remained at 8.2 percent in June, but the jobless rate for African Americans increased by almost a point to 14.4 percent, the Department of Labor announced Friday in its monthly employment report.

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VIDEO - Investors had several economic reports to digest last week...including two positive reports on housing...

The post 07/2/12 – The Grio and CNBC Market Update appeared first on theGrio.

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The New York Times reports that blacks in New York City are finding it harder to get jobs than their white peers...

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OPINION - When it comes to African-Americans in today’s job market, skin color or a black-sounding name could keep some people from landing a job...

The post Lack of bilingual ability could be hurting blacks in job market appeared first on theGrio.

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theGRIO REPORT - A new study, titled 'The Relative Returns to Graduating from a Historically Black College/University' found that graduates of HBCUs felt they had achieved greater success than black graduates of mainstream or predominantly white institutions...

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theGRIO REPORT - Once you’ve graduated, take a week or so to relax if you really need to, but then it’s time to get ultra serious about landing your first job...

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VIDEO - Investors had quite a few economic reports to sift through last week, but everything was overshadowed by the disappointing jobs report...

The post 6/4/2012 – the Grio and CNBC Market Update appeared first on theGrio.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Five months before the elections, the uneven economic recovery is sputtering and job growth is anemic. Stock prices are down to 2011 levels and news on the European debt front is menacing...

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