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Preaching the Morality of Capitalism
This year, bashing the immorality of unfettered markets has been in vogue. It is high time to turn that debate on its head.
The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing
Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug.
What Franchisees Could Lose If the Minimum Wage Is Raised
As fast-food workers prepare to strike in 100 cities this Thursday, franchisees and business owners grapple with the minimum wage question.
Will Obamacare Still Spur Entrepreneurship? Economists Weigh In
Health reform's roll-out has had its problems, but three economists feel it still has a chance to boost small business growth.
Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't a Magic Bullet
The claim that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would slash poverty rates in half is overly simplistic.
People Are Leaving the Workforce in Droves: What it Means for Businesses
If current employment trends continue, the number of people out of the labor force will surpass the number of working Americans in about four years.
Startup Entrepreneurs Have Confidence. Duh.
Of all the surveys conducted, the Kauffman/LegalZoom Startup Confidence Index is taking the prize for the most obvious.
Why More People Are Losing Health Coverage Than Enrolling in It
The disparity between those losing coverage and those gaining demonstrates the private sector is, and always will be, better at managing events than the government.
Why Tech Valuations Can't Be Too High or Too Low
The eye-popping price tags of companies such as Fab, Pinterest and Snapchat have raised concerns that valuations have gotten out of whack. The reality is there's no such thing as being overvalued or undervalued.
Why We Don't Need New Policies to Boost Startup Rates
The decline in startup rates might simply represent Americans' realization that earning a living running one's a small business has become more difficult over the past three-and-a-half decades.
Why Milton Friedman Could Love Social Entrepreneurship
Pursuit of profits is still paramount. But getting there with a social element is possible.