Washington Business Report April 15, 2012

Washington Business Journal senior reporter Bryant Ruiz Switzky discusses his special report on small business loans granted to African American owned businesses since the banking crisis began. He is joined by Nicholas Stuart, co-owner and finance manager at New World Development Group who describes his experience seeking access to capital.

Sissy Yates, jewelry designer, talks about the growth of her small business, Sissy Yates Designs. Her bracelets, necklaces, and earrings now adorn Hollywood stars, network anchors, and D.C. A-listers.

Roundtable favorites Peter Morici and Jennifer Nycz-Conner take up the conflict between mothers who work outside the home and those who choose to stay home to raise children. They also discuss the implications of new GDP figures.