There's long been a big gap between the wealth of white families and the wealth of African-Americans and Hispanics. But the Great Recession has made it much worse — the divide is almost twice what it used to be.
That's according to a new study by the Pew Research Center, which says that the decline in the housing market is the main cause.
Richard Wobbekind, at the 2011 Business Economic Outlook forecast event
Credit Glenn Asakawa / University of Colorado
After news earlier this week that Colorado has seen slow but steady job growth, a CU economist says that trend will continue for the rest of the year.
Colorado’s economy is projected to grow at a modest pace through the second half of the year. And, according to University of Colorado Boulder Economist Richard Wobbekind, job growth will continue to be slow - but positive.