Solid U.S. Retail Sales Bolster Fed Rate Hike Expectations
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Solid U.S. Retail Sales Bolster Fed Rate Hike Expectations

(Reuters) – U.S. retail sales rebounded in July as households boosted purchases of automobiles and…

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Black Children Experiencing Post-Recession Gains
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Black Children Experiencing Post-Recession Gains

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Eight years after the Great Recession,…

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Strong Job Growth Data Eases Concerns After Winter Dip in Economy
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Strong Job Growth Data Eases Concerns After Winter Dip in Economy

(New York Times) – Blunting worries about the American economy’s momentum after a stretch of…

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For Many American States, It’s Like the Recession Never Ended
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For Many American States, It’s Like the Recession Never Ended

  (Bloomberg) – Six years after the recession ended, many U.S. states are hard pressed…

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Why U.S. Economic Growth Has Disappointed This Year
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Why U.S. Economic Growth Has Disappointed This Year

Christopher S. Rugaber, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — Like an underachieving student, the U.S.…

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CBC Seeks GOP Cooperation on Economic Challenges
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CBC Seeks GOP Cooperation on Economic Challenges

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Working across the aisle with…

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Retail Sales Rebound Signals Thaw in Economic Activity
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Retail Sales Rebound Signals Thaw in Economic Activity

  (Reuters) – Retail sales rose in March for the first time since November as…

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Economic Recovery Eludes Black Workers
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Economic Recovery Eludes Black Workers

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The slow-moving, uneven economic…

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Bigger Paychecks May Finally be in Store
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Bigger Paychecks May Finally be in Store

  (CBS News) – Stagnant wage growth has been a persistent problem during the economic…

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Small-Business Hiring Gives Mixed Signals on U.S. Economy
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Small-Business Hiring Gives Mixed Signals on U.S. Economy

(Bloomberg) – Looking for a read on the U.S. labor market ahead of the April…

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