Economic Recovery

News and Articles About Economic Recovery

Reports of Declining Entrepreneurship Are Not What They Seem
Entrepreneurship

Reports of Declining Entrepreneurship Are Not What They Seem

Entrepreneurship is alive and thriving but ill-conceived startups that attracted investors in headier times, not so much.
Robert Wallace
Mid-Market Businesses Grow With the Right Hiring
Hiring Employees

Mid-Market Businesses Grow With the Right Hiring

The nation's 200,000 mid-sized business are an engine of economic growth fueled by talent nurtured to innovate.
Joe Langner
The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession
Business Ideas

The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession

Industries that perform well in the midst of economic uncertainty do just fine in good times, too.
David Nilssen
In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups
New Orleans

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
Jason Fell
Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year
Growth Strategies

Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year

2014 looks like the year that employees are finally saying, 'It's time to take care of me.'
Laura Entis
When the Going Gets Tough for Local Economies, Utilize Existing Resources
Growth Strategies

When the Going Gets Tough for Local Economies, Utilize Existing Resources

With state budgets being cut, former SBA chief Karen Mills discusses how local economic growth does not necessarily need radical innovation to prosper. Rather governors can harness resources of existing institutions and people to attract capital and create jobs.
Karen Mills
Fewer Americans Thankful for U.S. Economic Situation Than in the '80s. But They All Love Their Leftovers.
Growth Strategies

Fewer Americans Thankful for U.S. Economic Situation Than in the '80s. But They All Love Their Leftovers.

The percentage of adults thankful for the economic situation in the U.S. is lower than in 2010 and about a fifth of what it was in the mid-1980s, according to a new poll.
Catherine Clifford
Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy
Growth Strategies

Business Owners More Optimistic About U.S. Economy

The latest survey of private-company executives by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that almost two-thirds of U.S. business owners consider the U.S. economy growing.
Catherine Clifford
Modest Rise in Retail Sales Could Signal Slowdown in U.S. Economy
Growth Strategies

Modest Rise in Retail Sales Could Signal Slowdown in U.S. Economy

Retail sales rose less than expected in June, the latest sign of sluggish economic growth.
Lucia Mutikani
Starting a Business

The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Renting Office Space

Looking to set up shop? Find out where office rent prices are rising the fastest, and where they're falling.
Brian Patrick Eha
U.S. Small Businesses Expect Improved Sales Prospects (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

U.S. Small Businesses Expect Improved Sales Prospects (Infographic)

A new survey shows that entrepreneurs in the U.S. are optimistic about domestic business growth.
Catherine Clifford
Study: Fewer Startups Launched in 2012
Starting a Business

Study: Fewer Startups Launched in 2012

A Kauffman Foundation report finds entrepreneurship declined last year, with fewer men starting companies.
Brian Patrick Eha
Job Growth Slows Dramatically in March
Growth Strategies

Job Growth Slows Dramatically in March

Economic reports released this week reveal a sharp slowdown in U.S. hiring and labor force participation.
Cheryl Winokur Munk
Business Owners Fed Up With Washington, But Many Are Optimistic on Their Prospects
Growth Strategies

Business Owners Fed Up With Washington, But Many Are Optimistic on Their Prospects

A survey of business owners found that nearly half are more confident than a year ago.
Catherine Clifford