New York Life Reaches $50 Billion Empowerment Goal in the Black Community
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New York Life Reaches $50 Billion Empowerment Goal in the Black Community

By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor, NNPA Newswire) The New York Life insurance company recently hosted…

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President Obama’s Policies Still Drive Economic Growth
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President Obama’s Policies Still Drive Economic Growth

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In May of 2017, the Black unemployment rate…

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Black Men Returned to the Job Market in April
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Black Men Returned to the Job Market in April

By Freddie Allen (NNPA News Wire National News Editor) The Black unemployment rate ticked down…

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U.S. Small Business Confidence Rises Slightly in August
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U.S. Small Business Confidence Rises Slightly in August

(Reuters) – U.S. small business confidence rose modestly in August, suggesting the economy continued to…

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Small Business Confidence Bounces Back in July
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Small Business Confidence Bounces Back in July

(Fox Business) – U.S. small business confidence rebounded in July from a 15-month low as…

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Good But Not Great: U.S. Economy Grows 2.3%
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Good But Not Great: U.S. Economy Grows 2.3%

New York (CNNMoney) — America’s economy picked up some momentum this spring and summer, but it…

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Blacks Need to Join Discussion on the Economy
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Blacks Need to Join Discussion on the Economy

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   One’s worldview or social perspective is mainly…

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Firmer Underlying Inflation Keeps Fed on Rate Hike Path
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Firmer Underlying Inflation Keeps Fed on Rate Hike Path

  (Reuters) – Rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying U.S. inflation pressures in…

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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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Wages Show Signs of Picking Up as U.S. Job Market Improves
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Wages Show Signs of Picking Up as U.S. Job Market Improves

  (Bloomberg) – The American job market shows signs of entering a new stage that…

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