Africa summit highlights business opportunities

During the largest gathering of African leaders that any American head of state has ever hosted, President Barack Obama Tuesday talked about a number of initiatives that the United States and its global partners are engaged in to help the ...

National Congress of Black Women hosts anniversary luncheon

On Aug. 16, the National Congress of Black Women (NCBW) will host their fifth anniversary awards and scholarship luncheon at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles beginning at 11 a.m.

Blacks, youth continue the hunt for jobs

Although the national unemployment rate of 6.2 percent is up just a smidgen from the 6.1 percentage in June, Blacks did not fare so well as the rest of the country. In July, the percentage of African Americans looking for ...

Tackling the tech world

It may be extremely difficult and perhaps even impossible, as CNN News found out in 2011, to get the data on just how many minorities and women work at Silicon Valley’s top tech companies. But there’s one thing evident, the ...

Top 10 ways people go broke

You don’t have to come from a wealthy family, have the next billion-dollar idea or work 18-hour days to become rich, says self-made millionaire Mike Finley.

New members sought for National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is seeking applications for membership on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE)–a federal advisory committee that advises the secretary on issues related to accelerating innovation and expanding entrepreneurship, with an ...

World Cup shatters streaming record

ESPN's live streams have logged over 23 million viewing hours during the 2014 World Cup, enough to make the tournament the most-streamed live sporting event ever.

Minority firms to be recognized

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center in Los Angeles will host its 19th annual awards reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. this evening at the City Club.

Mayor details strategies for economic development

Vowing to ensure that the future of economic development in Los Angeles comes to South L.A. and not through it, Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday laid out plans he said will help preserve and bring business to the community.

Ford may make cars out of Heinz ketchup

Get ready for the tomato-mobile.

Wipeout! Quiksilver stock plunges 41%

A tsunami of selling hit Quiksilver on Tuesday

National Small Business Week

In recognition of National Small Business Week, Wells Fargo is partnering with the National Urban League and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) to host a series of small business seminars and workshops nationwide. The workshops—including business resource fairs—provide ...

Beef prices hit record high

Hitting the grocery store is getting more costly

Do you live in fear of an IRS audit?

It is no secret that one of the biggest fears people have is receiving an audit notice from the IRS. It ranks right up there with being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Of course, the IRS does nothing to alleviate ...

Koch Bros.-backed group gave millions to small business lobby

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is one of the most influential small-business advocacy groups in the country. They battle against government regulation, higher taxes and, perhaps most famously, Obamacare.