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Big Business Risks Alienating Small Business by Shunning Tea Party
Finance

Big Business Risks Alienating Small Business by Shunning Tea Party

Maintaining an alliance with small-business owners is in the best interests of big-business leaders. Instead, there is a fight brewing.
Scott Shane
Regulators Keep Punishing Square for Doing Nothing Wrong
Technology

Regulators Keep Punishing Square for Doing Nothing Wrong

The mobile-payment processor has been fined by yet another state for operating without a money-transmission license though it doesn't actually transmit money.
Ray Hennessey
It's the Uncertainty, Stupid (Opinion)
Finance

It's the Uncertainty, Stupid (Opinion)

Washington policy makers would like nothing more than for small business to boost hiring and investment. The best thing they could do is come to some agreement on the deficit and enact rules about all the laws they've passed.
Scott Shane
Proposed Rules for Private-Stock Sale Advertising Delayed
Starting a Business

Proposed Rules for Private-Stock Sale Advertising Delayed

The Securities and Exchange Commission pushes back its release of proposed rules on advertising private stock sales.
Catherine Clifford
The Twisted Logic Behind the Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act (Opinion)
Growth Strategies

The Twisted Logic Behind the Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act (Opinion)

To spur job creation, Congress is voting soon on a moratorium on regulation. Columnist Scott Shane says it's not the answer to our business problems.
Scott Shane
SEC to Miss JOBS Act Deadline
Finance

SEC to Miss JOBS Act Deadline

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro says it's more complicated than it seems to write the rules.
Catherine Clifford
Obama Elevates Head of the SBA
Starting a Business

Obama Elevates Head of the SBA

The president raised the head of the Small Business Administration to a Cabinet-level position, and proposed streamlining the agency with five others.
Catherine Clifford
Cutting Out the Red Tape for Small Businesses
Finance

Cutting Out the Red Tape for Small Businesses

The Obama administration's new effort to trim inefficient practices and wasteful spending might help small businesses the most.
Diana Ransom