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Small businesses showing support for protests

Oct 21, 2011
Some small businesses are providing food and services for local Occupy Wall Street protests. But is it fully for the cause, or just good marketing?
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Small biz lending fund is a bust

Oct 18, 2011
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner went to Capitol Hill today to defend a $30 billion program to give community banks money to lend to small business. Only $4 billion made it out the door.
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Knife maker hires amid U.S. economic woes

Sep 8, 2011
Oregon firm's workforce has grown 32% since 2008, showing that demand for products -- including overseas buyers -- is what creates jobs.
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Small business owners on front lines in tough economy

Sep 7, 2011
Why exactly do companies not want to hire these days, even if given some incentives? We talk to one small business owner who has been struggling to stay afloat in the fragile economy.
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For some businesses, Hurricane Irene a blessing

Aug 29, 2011
Many businesses on the East Coast closed down for Hurricane Irene this weekend. But for some that stayed open, the weather may have provided a boost.
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Small businesses are hiring: survey

Aug 29, 2011
A survey from Intuit reports today that small businesses have created 35,000 jobs so far this month....
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Insurance companies will feel the hurt from Hurricane Irene

Aug 26, 2011
When Hurricane Irene hits the East Coast this weekend, it will have broad economic impacts. Businesses from insurance companies to movie theaters will feel the sting of the storm.
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The recession hits your local lemonade stand

Aug 26, 2011
Small businesses bore a lot of the consequences of the recession. Two pre-teen entrepreneurs talk about how their summer business took a hit during the recession.
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White House to eliminate redundant regulations

Aug 23, 2011
The Obama administration says that it's removing hundreds of unnecessary business regulations in hopes the changes will encourage hiring and create jobs.
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Small business tries to create jobs

Aug 17, 2011
Los Angeles company copes with economic uncertainty when it comes to hiring
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