Small Business


Small businesses see benefits in going green

Dec 1, 2010
While the U.N. summit in Cancun undertakes big environmental initiatives, some small businesses are already taking up the green cause. What they're discovering is that beyond the environmental factors, going green is helping out their bottom line, too.
Posted In: Environment, Small Business

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unemployment and genetically-modified food

Nov 30, 2010
The two million long-term unemployed could find themselves cutting back drastically if unemployment benefits ends today, and this could affect...
Posted In: Comcast, Europe, genetically modified food, mid-day update, National Leprechaun Museum, netflix, Small Business, TARP, unemployment benefits

Republicans want to repeal health reform's contract reporting requirement

Nov 26, 2010
The health reform law requires that businesses report to the IRS every contract worth more than $600. Business, Republicans and even the president think that the requirement takes up too much time and money from businesses.
Posted In: Health, Small Business, Taxes

Internet rating sites move in on Better Business Bureau

Nov 25, 2010
The Better Business Bureau was considered a reliable source on everything from bars to gas stations. But the non-profit's reputation recently took hit when it was accused of using a pay-for-play system. Now competitors like Yelp are gaining traction. David Gura explains what went wrong.
Posted In: Small Business

Would small businesses be hurt by extending tax cuts?

Nov 25, 2010
Proponents of extending the Bush-era tax cuts say that they want to protect small businesses. But what qualifies for a small business? David Gura reports.
Posted In: Small Business

MID-DAY UPDATE: T-day air travel and the economy

Nov 24, 2010
Hey all you travelers: Today and tomorrow may be a massive headache! Steve Chiotakis talked to George Hobica of about how all...
Posted In: airline safety, ATM, cable TV, China, fees, Hp, Ireland bailout, Korea, lawsuit, mid-day update, Oracle, SAP, Small Business, Time Warner, unemployment benefits

Setting up new Congress teams is like small business

Nov 18, 2010
The new class of Congress members are getting ready to build their teams and offices this week. About a third of them are also small business owners, which, as Nancy Marshall Genzer reports, gives them a leg up in choosing the right personnel.
Posted In: Small Business

Obama to sign bill to help small biz

Sep 27, 2010
President Obama will sign a small business tax incentive bill designed to create new jobs. Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale talks with Bob Moon about what's included in the bill and whether individual workers will see any new benefits because of it.
Posted In: Small Business

Weekly Wrap: Small businesses

Sep 24, 2010
Bob Moon talks to financial reporter Heidi Moore and Reuters blogger Felix Salmon about the Small Business Jobs Act and the Republicans' "Pledge to America."
Posted In: Small Business

Congress passes a bill, before the election!

Sep 16, 2010
This final note today. Politics and the economy once again. Forget all that talk you've been hearing about nothing passing Congress 'til after the...
Posted In: business, Congress, Obama, Small Business, tax breaks