The UN Planning Big Economic Changes in the Name of Global Warming

  Government and Economy UN Planning for Big Economic Changes A UN document on "climate change" envisions trillions of dollars in wealth transfer, millions of job losses and gains, new taxes and tariffs, industrial relocations, subsidies and complex payments for greenhouse gas abatement schemes and carbon taxes—all under UN supervision. Consumer Spending Rises Consumers increased spending for a second straight month in February even though their incomes slipped due to continuing massive layoffs. Associated Press Management and Financial Issues ... [Read Full Article]

Small Business Indicators Fall, Small Lenders Take a Fresh Look at SBA Loans

  Government and Economy Small Business Indicators Fall with Employment A monthly index of key small business indicators fell in January to its second-lowest level in 35 years. Washington Business Journal Small Lenders Taking a Fresh Look at SBA Loans Small community banks may have once considered SBA loans too cumbersome, but now they are becoming SBA lenders in advance of economic stimulus incentives and that could open new financing for entrepreneurs. The Arizona Republic [Read Full Article]