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Obama to propose changes to Medicare and Social Security

April 05, 2013

Obama to propose changes to Medicare and Social Security

President Barack Obama's upcoming budget will include proposed changes to Social Security and Medicare plus some new tax increases, changes that are an effort for...

Unemployment Figures Hit 4-Month High

April 04, 2013

Unemployment Figures Hit 4-Month High

Reuters reports that more Americans are filing for unemployment.

Jay-Z's New Sports Agency Lands First Client

April 03, 2013

Jay-Z's New Sports Agency Lands First Client

Jay-Z, already one of the wealthiest figures in hip-hop, is branching out into a new business. The AP reports that he has formed a new...

Forbes: Diddy is the Biggest Baller in Hip-Hop

April 02, 2013

Forbes: Diddy is the Biggest Baller in Hip-Hop

In a genre known for talking about conspicuous consumption, Diddy can brag the loudest. The Grio reports that Diddy was recently named the top earner...

Stocks hover near record highs

April 02, 2013

Stocks hover near record highs

So this is life at the top.

Reagan Official Slams George W. Bush's Fiscal Policies

April 01, 2013

Reagan Official Slams George W. Bush's Fiscal Policies

The Huffington Post reports that a Republican has come out against former President George W. Bush's economic policies.

Ford Sued Over Faulty Vehicles

March 29, 2013

Ford Sued Over Faulty Vehicles

Bloomberg reports that Ford has been hit with a class action lawsuit over the safety of some of its vehicles.

Wal-Mart Plan Would Turn Shoppers into Delivery Drivers

March 28, 2013

Wal-Mart Plan Would Turn Shoppers into Delivery Drivers

Wal-Mart is reviewing a plan that could turn customers into delivery drivers, said Reuters.

New Tiger Woods Ad Sparks Controversy

March 27, 2013

New Tiger Woods Ad Sparks Controversy

Nike's new Tiger Woods ads are rubbing some people the wrong way, said The Huffington Post.

Fed Warns Citigroup About Money Laundering

March 26, 2013

Fed Warns Citigroup About Money Laundering

The Federal Reserve has issued Citigroup a warning about the way it does business, said The Huffington Post.

March 22, 2013

Walmart Lets Customers Scan Items with iPhones

Walmart customers are testing a program that lets shoppers scan items with their iPhones, according to Reuters.

March 22, 2013

Secret to building wealth: Invest in self, activist says

LITHONIA, Georgia – Black people will build more wealth and become more independent in America if they invest more in themselves and subsidize those people...

March 22, 2013

Coca Cola Announces Layoffs

Coca Cola is trimming its workforce to stay competitive, according to Reuters.

March 20, 2013

Wall Street Gains as Fed Looks to Stimulate Economy

Wall Street reacted positively to news that the Federal Reserve was trying to jump-start the economy, according to Reuters.

March 19, 2013

Microsoft Facing Bribery Allegations

Reuters reports that the Justice Department is investigating Microsoft for corruption.

March 19, 2013

U.S. stock futures edge lower

 U.S. stock futures edged lower Tuesday, continuing the prior session's downward momentum, as investors worldwide worried about Cyprus.

March 18, 2013

Warren Pushes for Higher Minimum Wage

Sen. Elizabeth Warren feels that the minimum wage needs to be increased, according to The Huffington Post.

March 18, 2013

Black, female, and a Silicon Valley 'trade secret'

How diverse is Silicon Valley? Most tech companies really, really don't want you to know, and the U.S. government isn't helping shed any light on...

March 15, 2013

Snyder Appoints Bankruptcy Expert to be Detroit Emergency Manager

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Kevyn Orr, a bankruptcy expert, to be Detroit's new emergency manager, reports the AP.

March 14, 2013

Unemployment Falls for Third Straight Week

Unemployment figures continue to fall, according to Reuters.