Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 5, 2012 The U.S. imports more flags -- mostly from China -- than it sells abroad. Coincidence or not, flag exports have fallen since the financial crisis.
Jul 2, 2012 Exports have been one of the few bright spots in the U.S. recovery, but they're slowing down.
Jun 29, 2012 Some say cheaper insurance could help startup owners focus on business.
Jun 27, 2012 The presidential campaign has returned to the issue of private equity and the outsourcing of jobs. President Obama has latched onto a Washington Post report that says private equity firm Bain Capital, which Mitt Romney used to run, helped pioneer the outsourcing of jobs.
Jun 21, 2012 As part of our weekly Attitude Check, we look at recent Gallup data on how Americans feel about big versus small business, government, and other institutions.
Jun 12, 2012 The index of Small Business Optimism fell by a tenth of a percent last month, but small businesses that weathered the recession may finally be beginning to hire.
Jun 11, 2012 Amidst the slew of gloomy economic indicators from China over the weekend there was one bright spot: May's overseas shipments from China are up more than 15 percent over last year.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Jun 4, 2012 Beyond Pizza Patron’s marketing gimmicks, a plan to reach Hispanic customers.
Jun 4, 2012 American Apparel's CEO says he's getting pressure from other executives and members of the board to make clothes cheaper overseas.