Jan 10, 2012 Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.
Jan 6, 2012 Economists say today's jobless rate of 8.5 percent might have been higher if it weren't for more unemployed professionals starting their own home-based businesses.
Jan 6, 2012 ''m curious about safe ways to establish credit. I have ambitions to run my own cafe and coffee roastery one day. Having a good credit history is going to be key. But, I hate the idea of spending money that I don't have and keeping track of interest rates. Are there any cards or plans I should look into, with this in mind? Charlie, Philadelphia, PA
Jan 4, 2012 While some banks are being encourage to lend more, pressure is also coming from regulators to crack down on riskier customers.
Jan 3, 2012 Other banks are also choosier about which businesses they lend to, and how much.
Jan 11, 2012 One thing we'll be hearing a lot about this election year is ways to grow the economy. Small businesses are looking for their share of the action, but could that have unintended consequences?
Dec 27, 2011 Warehouses built in some parts of Arizona are unable to find the proper tenants, and are instead looking to alternative businesses to help fill their spaces.
Dec 21, 2011 As Congress continues to debate over the payroll tax cut extension, we ask small business owners about how the decision might affect them.
Peter van Dyk
Dec 15, 2011 After years of bickering over terms, Russia is getting an invitation to join the World Trade Organization. WTO ministers start a three day meeting in Geneva today.