Yellen: “First Solid Signs” of Economic Recovery

ABC Online and On Your Side EZlocal.com Gets a Redesign EZlocal.com recently got a redesign. More members are seeing their business on the site as a Featured Listing on the local homepages, search results and more! If you're a paid ABC member you can login to add coupons, images and detailed descriptions to drive even more traffic to your business. Government, Politics and the Economy Fed's Yellen: `First Solid Signs' of Emergence From U.S. Recession Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Janet Yellen has made a statement saying that the US economy is showing the “first solid signs” of emerging from the recession and that it should resume growth later this year... [Read Full Article]


Bill Introduced to Restrict Small Business Contracts to Real Small Businesses

  Government and Economy Bill Restrict Small Business Contracting to Real Small Businesses Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), has introduced a bill that would ensure that small business government contracts go only to true small businesses, rather than being awarded to subsidiaries of large companies. WebCPA.com Emerging 200 Program: Training Entrepreneurs to Save Cities Starting its... [Read Full Article]


Small Business Brief for 11/06

Politics and Economics New Administration Comes with Both Hope and WorryWhile many small business owners hope that President-elect Barack Obama's policies will benefit them and improve the country's economy, many worry about how Democratic control of both the House and Senate will play out. How Should the President Help Small Business?Expert opinion on the most important thing the incoming President could do for small businesses. Your Business and the Financial CrisisBank failures are causing anxiety among small business owners who wonder what is going to happen to their financial agreements. Here is w... [Read Full Article]


Small Business Brief for 11/05

Politics and Economics Business groups urge Obama to push stimulus WASHINGTON (AP) - Barack Obama rode a wave of economic discontent to the White House and now faces the daunting task of turning the weakening economy around. Obama's victory makes a new economic stimulus package - perhaps as large as $150 billion - more likely, economists said. Obama Win Offers Lessons for Business Leaders Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL), won the presidency Tuesday by building a campaign that had a clear vision, clean execution and friends in high places, according to Jack and Suzy Welch. Business leaders should heed those three lessons. [Read Full Article]