As Optimism Falls, Treasury Promises More for Small Business

  Government and Economy Small Business Optimism Falls Small business optimism fell another 1.5 points to 82.6 in February, according to the National Federation of Independent Business's Small Business Optimism Index. This the second lowest rating in the 35-year history of the survey. Treasury Promises Spur to Small Business In a closed-door meeting with House Democrats, Treasury Secretary Geithner said Obama officials are working on plans to boost liquidity for small businesses as part of the administration's broadening efforts to spur lending and arrest the pace of job losses Management and Financial Issues [Read Full Article]