Aug 14, 2012 The Grammy Award-winning trombonist Stafford Agee is moonlighting as an instrument repairman -- working out of his sweltering garage to make sure New Orleans-area high schoolers have working horns.
Aug 14, 2012 Now that the Games are over, small businesses in London are complaining of losses in their books.
Aug 7, 2012 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa this morning along with other U.S. leaders. Among them, the head of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which has just announced a $2 billion loan to South Africa. That's to help the country fund green energy projects with U.S. companies.
Aug 1, 2012 A brewer in Oakland says he'd love to expand, if he could only get a loan. His story illustrates a common complaint among small business owners.
Jul 20, 2012 One parent wonders why many adults disapprove of where her son is putting his hard-earned lemonade stand money towards.
Jul 20, 2012 Small businesses find it harder to get credit, so they create fewer jobs.
Jul 17, 2012 There's a new bad word in the race for president: 'Outsourcing.' But the latest political back-and-forth, while dramatic, ignores the realities of the American economy.
Jul 17, 2012 The largest African-American bookstore in the country is closing its doors at the end of this month. The Hue-Man Bookstore in Harlem has been around for ten years, but rising rents and a changing industry have made it impossible for it to stick around.
Jul 16, 2012 Wages rose 13 percent for Chinese urban households so far this year and the boost in buying power is good for businesses, including American ones.