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Why Small Businesses Don't Want a Loan

The reason may be due to uncertainties caused by the financial crisis and how home values have fallen so much.

Kate Rogers

· 4 min read

What Will Soar and Fail in Tech and Business This Year

The tech guru whose predictions are closely followed by Silicon Valley luminaries has some thoughts about what to expect in 2015.

Shalene Gupta

· 5 min read

How Entrepreneurs Will Eventually Breathe Freedom Into Cuba

The diplomatic opening with Cuba will slowly allow the export of opportunity, not just goods, to the Cuban people.

John Pilmer

· 4 min read

For Small Businesses, Positive Change Is On the Horizon

These three pressures building in the small-business sector are going to help jump start a revolution in how things are done.

Chris Myers

· 4 min read

McDonald's Franchisees Brace for Sales Slowdown

Despite lower gas prices padding Americans' wallets, McDonald's U.S. franchisees forecast negative trends to continue.

Katie Little

· 3 min read

U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Cast a Cloud on Consumer Spending

Economists had expected core retail sales to rise last month. They fell.

Reuters

· 2 min read

World Set to End Year in Brittle Economic State

Factory activity is shrinking in China, euro zone business growth remains weak and emerging market giant Russia is in a spiraling currency crisis.

Reuters

· 5 min read

Solid U.S. Retail Sales Point to Firming Economic Recovery

Retailers nationwide reported a brisk jump in November sales and optimism about the holiday season.

Reuters

· 3 min read

Millionaires More Confident in U.S. Economy

There are several reasons why America's millionaires are an increasingly confident bunch.

Eric Rosenbaum

· 4 min read

The Office Holiday Party Is Back, and That's a Good Sign for the Economy

Nine out of 10 companies plan to throw holiday parties in 2014, a survey shows, up from previous years.

John Kell

· 2 min read

Economists See Revved-Up Economy Next Year

In case you missed it, the U.S. economy is picking up speed.

John W. Schoen

· 4 min read

With Latest Jobs Report Beating Forecasts, Fed May Raise Interest Rates

U.S. employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in November and wage gains picked up.

Reuters

· 4 min read