Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley, says the fear of default has held back Europe, whereas U.S. companies have been more willing to take risks.» Read More
Physical lumber prices jumped 40 percent to the current $365 in 2012, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
As the House approved a Senate bill to avert a "fiscal cliff," most of Main Street was spared tax hikes. So why aren't small-business owners cheering?
Technology was the best performing sector in 2012, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan; Larry Fishelson, Dynalink; and Max Wolff, Greencrest Capital.
By giving employees the same freedoms as senior managers, teams can be empowered to succeed, writes Richard Branson for Entrepreneur.
CNBC's Kate Kelly rounds up the top IPO trends of 2012, the largest year in dollar volume since 2007, and what investors can look forward to next year.
Some small companies including franchises are managing to grow. But the overall Main Street mood is anxiety-filled.
Greg Jones, BookKeeping Express CEO; and Darin Harris, Primrose Schools COO, explain how "apprehension and fear" are impacting small companies and their employees.
Two small-company owners said the debt-deal debacle is weighing down Main Street. And politicians need to prioritize U.S. jobs.
From tax hikes to disruptive technologies, key issues entrepreneurs faced in 2012.
A number of experts are saying that small business will get hit the worst if we go over the fiscal cliff. Gene Marks of The Marks Group, explains why it's a mistake to generalize that more than 20 million small businesses nationwide will be affected.
Alicia Jao, Head of TravelNerd, explains how consumers can save time and money as they navigate busy airports.
In 2013, small companies will contend with many of the same issues that made it challenging to run their companies this year. From taxes to health-care costs, a look ahead at issues facing entrepreneurs.
Upstart FashioningChange.com has partnered with emerging, independent brands to offer "stylish, eco-friendly and ethical" options.
As costs drop, 3-D printing is becoming more accessible to small companies. See why the trend is a potential game changer for manufacturers and beyond.
Entrepreneur profiles three unique, gifting-related upstarts for holiday shopping and beyond.
There's still no clarity for Main Street about pending tax hikes and spending cuts, called the "fiscal cliff." But one entrepreneur expert argues it's not necessarily the level of taxes that's the problem.
John Poisson, CEO & founder of Wantful, offers insight on his online retail business.
With more consumers focused on the best online deals, the e-commerce space is exploding. Meet the co-founders of Hukkster and Kynetic's CEO. Is retail-shop loyalty dead?
Dozens of startups are competing to help small-business owners tackle specialized tasks. Take a closer look at these young companies, vying for entrepreneurs' business.
Erica Bell and Katie Finnegan, Hukkster co-founders, explain how their startup company alerts consumers when items they want are put on sale at a reduced price. (5:12)