Government, Politics, and the Economy
U.S. Stocks Extend Global Rally on Retail Sales, APEC Pledge U.S. stocks added to a global rally, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a 13-month high, after retail sales increased more than forecast and Asian government leaders pledged to maintain economic stimulus spending. Bloomberg.comThe Economy6 Steps for Surviving the RecessionThe news today just is not very good. Every time we think we are on the upside of the downturn, we get thrown for another loop, hit with another tax, told it will be just a few more months before all this turns around. BusinessKnowHow.com... [Read Full Article]
Government and Economy
Small Business Still Not Sold on Stimulus Package
According to entrepreneurs, owners and small business advocates, neither the $819 billion bill passed by the House, nor a similar measure coming to a vote in the Senate go far enough to bolster the small business sector.
Obama Raises the Stimulus Rhetoric
President Obama's soft-sell approach has not gotten him many converts to his economic stimulus plan, so he's taking a sharply partisan turn to get his message across.
Stimulus Will Lead... [Read Full Article]