There were several economic reports for market investors to sift through last week. Retail sales were flat in July due to weaker auto sales. Small business optimism improved in July as businesses planned to hire. Regarding hiring, the number of job openings grew in June. In an interesting observation, the number of workers quitting their jobs rose as well. Quitting a job is considered a sign of confidence in the labor market.
theGRIO REPORT - According to the Wall Street Journal, Carol's Daughter LLC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will close most of its stores in the coming months.
theGRIO REPORT - Master P, one of hip-hop's first business moguls, is currently involved in a nasty divorce from his wife of 24 years and according to the gossip site TMZ may cost the New Orleans based rapper-producer millions...
OPINION - According to the National Women’s Law Center, black women only make 64 cents on the dollar to the salary of a white man and Latina women only make 54 cents on the dollar...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says raising the federal minimum wage is good for business.
theGRIO REPORT - Whether it was for your last meal or your last paycheck, chances are that you come into contact with a small business at some point in your day.