Cheryl Winokur Munk
Cheryl Winokur Munk is a freelance writer and editor in West Orange, NJ. She is a former reporter for Dow Jones Newswires and American Banker where she covered the financial services industry. She earned a B.S. in journalism from Boston University.
Venture-capital funding increased slightly in the second quarter from the previous quarter, according to a new report.
Multiple reports released this week signal greener pastures ahead for the labor market.
As several reports show a slight improvement in the economy, small businesses remain cautious though the franchise sector is the bright spot.
Several indicators show the overall economy is on the upswing, but small-business hiring is down slightly.
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In two surveys released today, small-business owners report being more optimistic about their company's future, though concerns persist about government regulation, the economy, taxes and health care.
A new report finds a majority of small-business owners spend their time and money supporting fellow small merchants and their communities.
A new report by U.S. Bank cites economic uncertainty as a top challenge for business owners when considering the future of their companies.
A new report shows an overall decline in investment dollars and deals but a brighter outlook for the software sector.
For the first time in two years, health care trumps the economy as the biggest issue that small-business owners are worried about, according to a new report.
Economic reports released this week reveal a sharp slowdown in U.S. hiring and labor force participation.
Findings from Moody's Analytics shows that small-business credit quality dropped in the fourth quarter of 2012, but predicts a better outlook for 2014.
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Industry watchers are hopeful that entrepreneurship is on the rise.
Consumer confidence takes a hit from the payroll tax hike, as unemployment holds at nearly the same levels since September.
Seed-stage companies had a particularly rough go in 2012, and money will likely to be sparser in 2013.
The national unemployment rate held at 7.8 percent as 2012 ended with slow job growth.
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