Local Economies

6 Small Businesses Worth Supporting This Holiday Season

Buying from small businesses strengthens the backbone of the economy.

Carol Roth

· 4 min read

The 15 Best-Run Cities in America

We'll help you decide where to go, but you have to pack the boxes.

Grace Reader

· 6 min read

Michelle Goodman

· 5 min read

Why Small Business Is Personal -- Not Local

In this global economy, success has no boundaries or geographical limitations -- no matter how small or large your company.

Clate Mask

· 5 min read

6 Benefits for You and Your Community From Supporting Local Entrepreneurs

Locally owned businesses give communities a unique character but those businesses need loyal customers to survive.

John Rampton

· 4 min read

Amazon, Ecommerce Rivals Fuel Commercial Property Boom in India

The Internet retailer and its fast-growing local rivals are driving a boom in property leasing in India as their storage needs rise.

Reuters

· 3 min read

Israel's High-Tech Boom Is Double-Edged Sword

While the country's high tech industry is a major growth engine and investment magnet, increasingly startups acquired by foreign buyers are then either shut down or turned into R&D centers.

Reuters

· 5 min read

Judge Confirms Detroit Plan to Exit Historic Bankruptcy

The ruling comes more than two months after the start of a hearing to determine whether the plan was fair to creditors and feasible for the city to implement.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case

New York City residents and professionals seemed to take news of the city's first case of Ebola in stride.

Tom DiChristopher

· 4 min read

Data Show U.S. Economy's Pulse Is Still Strong

A 14-year low on jobless claims reinforced expectations that slack in the labor market was being reduced.

Reuters

· 3 min read

The 5 Most Powerful Economic Empires of All Time

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.

Chris Matthews

· 6 min read

NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.

Geoff Weiss

· 1 min read