Economic Recovery The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Economic Recovery en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMT Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative Sift the economic data and you find entrepreneurs are both seizing opportunity for themselves and creating it for many more. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:45:00 GMT Bill Clerico 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. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT Robert Wallace 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. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT Joe Langner 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. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT David Nilssen 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. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:00:00 GMT Jason Fell 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.' Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Laura Entis 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. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT Karen Mills 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. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:13:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:55:00 GMT Lucia Mutikani 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. Mon, 13 May 2013 06:02:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Study: Fewer Startups Launched in 2012 A Kauffman Foundation report finds entrepreneurship declined last year, with fewer men starting companies. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:35:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Job Growth Slows Dramatically in March Economic reports released this week reveal a sharp slowdown in U.S. hiring and labor force participation. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 10:15:00 GMT Cheryl Winokur Munk 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. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 08:56:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Thinking About Hiring? Signs of Life in the Job Market A trio of labor-market reports out this week show that small-business owners added jobs last month. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 07:51:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Preparing for a Housing Recovery With the housing market showing new signs of life, it's time to prepare your business to ride the rising tide. Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:30:00 GMT Randy Myers Why Supporting Small Business Saturday This Year Is Important (Opinion) With Hurricane Sandy's impact on small businesses on the East Coast, it's more important than ever to shop locally. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:00:00 GMT Connie Certusi Young Entrepreneurs: Not the Cure for What Ails the Economy (Opinion) Interest is high in supporting youth entrepreneurship and often seen as a way to help create jobs and turn the economy. But a closer look at the issues shows that these notions may be little more than wishful thinking. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 08:00:00 GMT Scott Shane Small-Business Owners Still Waiting for a Rebound (Opinion) Business owners have been hit harder than others in the Great Recession, largely due to their greater share of home-equity debt. Here's what's needed for a small-business recovery. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT Scott Shane The SBA's Karen G. Mills on the Small-Business Recovery SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills travels the U.S. talking with business owners and bankers. She says she's hearing more talk of expansion compared with three years ago. Thu, 17 May 2012 13:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford