Keeping you up to date on the economy and how it impacts small businesses.

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71 Percent of Small Businesses Expect Growth, Report Says

Despite many challenges, small business owners remain an optimistic lot. Another survey, this from Wasp Barcode Technologies, finds that most small business owners remain optimistic over the economic climate ahead.

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5 Industries Struggling with the Current Economy

Different economies impact businesses in different ways. What's good for some isn't so good for others. Here are some industries and businesses that are struggling with the current economic state.

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Unemployment Lows Suggest Economy on the Rebound

Earlier this year, the U.S. posted its lowest unemployment figures since 2008. Are these positive numbers a sign that the nation's economy is fully rebounded from the Great Recession.