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  • Reaping Big Cost Savings With Reverse Auctions Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 1:08 PM ET

    Companies big and small are embracing the model to gain leverage over  suppliers of all kinds of services, goods and materials.   

  • Young people struggling to find a job should consider starting their own businesses, Barclays Capital co-CEO, Rich Ricci, told CNBC last week.

  • 15 Promising New Startups Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 2:38 PM ET
    The motivation to create new products - and start companies that will make those products - come from a variety of places. Some entrepreneurs are interested in making processes more efficient. Some are looking for ways to save people money. Some are hoping they can save the world. Whatever the motivation, entrepreneurs inspire with their creative way of taking a problem and finding a solution. In an effort to find the most innovative new companies, Startup Open, a competition that searches for s

    The motivation to create new products comes from a variety of places. Here are 15 promising new startups.

  • What's Killing the American Entrepreneur? Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 1:57 PM ET
    Entrepreneurial DNA

    The author writes that in his work, "studying the traits of thousands of entrepreneurs, I found that the leading cause of frustration and failure in the self-employed community is the one-size-fits-all approach to entrepreneurship."

  • Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Go To School Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 9:29 AM ET

    In a bid to take control of their own careers and avoid joining the unemployment line, college students are flocking to entrepreneurial programs — and schools are rushing to serve their needs.

  • Is the US Economy Stronger Than We Think? Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 4:47 PM ET

    Small-business jobs in the Labor Department household survey have increased by an average 335,000 in each of the last three months.

  • US Economy Continues to Show Tepid Job Growth Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Economists expect to see that 95,000 U.S. jobs were added in October as local governments continued to let go of workers and companies remained reluctant to take on new hires.

  • Career Advice: How to Sell Your Ideas Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 1:27 PM ET

    Do you ever over-complicate things? Here's how to better present your ideas and yourself.

  • People, Not Government, Should Be Investing: Rep. Bachus Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 2:29 PM ET

    The American people, not the federal government, should be the ones investing in new businesses that will create jobs, Rep. Spencer Bachus told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Imagine that you are a small business owner who has a thin two to five percent profit margin during a tough economy and are trying to avoid laying off workers. On top of this, the federal government will begin keeping 3% of the money it owes you until the Internal Revenue Service acknowledges – months or years later – that you had already been paying your taxes. Although Halloween is just around the corner, this isn’t just another scary story.

  • Small businesses are not likely to experience robust growth anytime soon, according to the latest findings of the SB Authority Index.

  • The President failed to convince the Senate Tuesday night to approve his jobs plan, with the proponents falling well short of the 60 votes needed to break a Republican filibuster. Obama administration official Gene Sperling said on Squawk Box Tuesday morning the President has been the only one to present a jobs plan.

  • How does a New York City restaurant that has catered to the elite for 25 years stay in business during a soft economy?  If it's Le Bernardin you maintain your long-time quality standards while adding modern tools including social media to the menu, chef and co-owner Eric Ripert told CNBC Friday.

  • Despite the headwinds facing companies, the bottom line for C-suite executives and small businesses is that the show must go on. You just can't sit still in times of crisis or uncertainty.

  • No Rise in Home Prices Until 2020: Bankers Saturday, 1 Oct 2011 | 8:49 AM ET
    Foreclosure

    Home prices are unlikely to recover before 2020 and mortgage defaults will persist for years, according to a new survey of bank risk managers.

  • Consultants Find Business Is Better Than The Economy Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    As business struggle for profits in a uneven economy, many are turning to outside consultants to stay alive and  boost their bottom lines.

  • Inventions By Kids Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 2:37 PM ET
    Most kids are creative—they color and make up games—but some kids get  creative and use their imagination to invent new products.“Kids are natural innovators,” said Jon Dudas, who used to work for the but is now the president of an organization designed to help foster innovations by kids in science and technology.Dudas said Dean Kamen, the founder of FIRST and the inventor of the Segway personal transporter, got his first patent for an insulin pump when he was 17 years old. “His mom had to sign

    Did you know that the popsicle, ear muffs AND the trampoline were invented by kids? Here are 10 cool and inspiring inventions by kids — and how they did it!

  • A Start-Up Takes on Procter & Gamble Over a Name Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 10:42 AM ET
    Shoppers check out at a newly-opened Target store near Royersford, Pa., on Monday, Nov. 13, 2006. Discount retailer Target Corp. said Tuesday its third-quarter profit rose 16 percent, beating analyst expectations as its sales rose 11 percent. (AP Photo/George Widman)

    When Procter & Gamble challenged Christy Prunier's name Willa for a line of skin care products for preteenagers, Prunier chose to fight. The case goes to court next month, the New York Times reports.

  • The Middle Market Stimulus Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 1:04 PM ET

    While the country as a whole remains in the economic doldrums, a huge swath of the American economy is growing. 

  • Survey: What Worries Small Business Owners Most Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 12:45 PM ET
    Government Regulation

    US small businesses are optimistic about their business prospects, but are concerned about the economy and what the future will bring.

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