theGrio REPORT - An apartment company in Irvine, California, has drawn well-deserved criticism after posting a flyer with specific noise restrictions for African-Americans.
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.
MSNBC - Before the housing crisis, lawmakers and lenders might have gone out of their way to help aspiring homeowners like Richardson. In the name of expanding affordable homeownership, banks made record numbers of loans, both good and bad, to lower-income Americans...
theGRIO REPORT -- Investors received bullish signals on the economy last week. Small business optimism soared in April to its highest level in six years as companies plan to hire.
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VIDEO - Consumer Prices edged up in March due to higher food prices, and new claims for jobless benefits rose by 2,000 to 304,000, near a 7 year low...