News and Articles About Barack Obama
In Denver last night, the candidates talked about their plans to cut taxes for small businesses. But they challenged each other's definition of what constitutes a small business.
The Republican challenger delivered an important message for economic development at the Clinton Global Initiative. U.S. foreign aid, he said, should be linked to efforts to promote free enterprise in the developing world.
In the U.S., exporting and improved trade relations have become economic bright spots for small-business owners. We look at each candidate's global views.
Just because your startup already offers employee-health insurance, doesn't mean you should ignore the new health-care law. Here, we parse the law's particulars that matter to young treps.
When it comes to regulations, small businesses may feel the sting the most. Here, we parse how each of the candidates might alleviate those pressures.
How the presidential candidates view the Small Business Administration, the 59-year-old federal agency serving America's entrepreneurs.
With the Presidential election nearing, we break down the candidates' stance on small-business contracting and how they plan to invest -- or not invest -- future federal dollars.
As paying for health care remains one of small-business owners' biggest burdens, we look at how the candidates would trim costs and tackle reform.
With the Presidential election just around the corner, we break down the candidates' stance on small business, jobs and the economy.
Members of 'Internet 2012' will hit the road next month to spread the word about bills they say could threaten free sharing of information online.
President Obama and Mitt Romney frequently suggest they're in touch with America's small enterprises. But often, they display a disconnect, Kelly K. Spors writes.
The 2012 Presidential election is the first one where people are tethered to their smartphones, and this fact hasn't gone unnoticed by scores of app makers.
Entrepreneurs in Charlotte, N.C., and Tampa are hoping for a boost as Republicans and Democrats gather for the political season's big events.
In choosing the conservative Congressman from Wisconsin, Mitt Romney makes a bold choice. But is it a good one?
After the High Court moved to keep the individual mandate, economists expect lower insurance costs overall, yet some businesses may still get burned by the employer mandate.
In anticipation of the Supreme Court's ruling on the health-care law, we outline five possible outcomes for small-business owners to chew on -- and plan for.
As House and Senate members bicker over how to pay for maintaining low rates on certain federal student loans, a July 1 deadline looms.
New college graduates are facing never-before-seen student-debt levels. The White House is hoping entrepreneurship is the answer.
With gas prices inching higher, the pressure is rising on Barack Obama to act. Here's his plan.
One of the SBA's biggest investment programs to launch this year may fall on deaf ears as the venture-capital community swoons from years of lousy returns.
The President hopes to revise the U.S. business tax code. Though the goal is to the level the playing field, there would be winners and losers.
They called the President's budget 'dead on arrival' but new efforts to compromise in Congress may bode well for certain small-business-focused provisions.
Macon Phillips, the White House's director of New Media, describes how the administration is using social media in unique ways -- and how your business can too.
The President issued a new call on Congress to pass an ambitious legislative agenda to help small businesses, but some wonder whether it's just hot air.
Small businesses and entrepreneurs were mentioned just six times in Obama's speech. We examine how often past presidents have put them in the spotlight.