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A 14-year low on jobless claims reinforced expectations that slack in the labor market was being reduced.
Over the course of human history, certain civilizations developed huge advantages against their rivals. In chronological order, here are the five most dominant economic empires the world has seen so far.
When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kauffman Foundation released a report today on how cities can encourage cultural entrepreneurs.
The New York town that bears the same name is enjoying a solid tourism boost this Halloween thanks to the hit show.
From the small screen to a big economic boost -- small businesses in these towns cashed in from the success of TV shows.
A devastating fire on the New Jersey boardwalk last week serves as a wakeup call to business owners everywhere.
Entrepreneurs in the Motor City have to deal with lackluster public services, but they also get access to cheap facilities and an unsaturated market.
With startup hubs cropping up across the U.S., we take a look at one burgeoning ecosystem to pinpoint how other city centers can spark their own entrepreneurial boom.
The efforts of one small-business owner are drawing young creatives to Norfolk, Va.
Bend, Ore., offers serious benefits to small businesses and entrepreneurs, including growth rate, investment, government perks and lifestyle balance.
Several new funding sites are emerging to give entrepreneurs and creatives the chance to realize their goals one step -- and one community -- at a time.
Arts entrepreneurs won't save the day for every city, but in some spots, they're the new oil (paint) barons.
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