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  • 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.

  • , by Amy Cortese

    In a deeply divided nation, the one thing we can agree upon is the need for jobs. The economy cannot recover until millions of people are put back to work and consumer spending once again flows. But it’s doubtful that any meaningful job-spurring policy will surmount the political gridlock in Washington.

  • 5 Tips to Running a Successful Family Business Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 9:49 AM ET
    Small Business, Big Vision: Lessons on How to Dominate Your Market from Self-Made Entrepreneurs Who Did it Right.

    It’s not difficult to find stories about family working relationships that have turned into bitter rivalries, and even court battles, so how do you prevent your business dreams and your family  from falling apart?

  • How I Made My Millions: Important Lessons Learned Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 10:02 AM ET
    Earl Kluft, CEO of E.S. Kluft & Co.

    There are seven important lessons Earl Kluft, CEO of E.S. Kluft & Co., learned running his own business.

  • Four Questions to ask when pursuing your passion as your profession.

  • Founder & CEO Terry Finley with Seattle Fitz, West Point Thoroughbreds' first "big horse" that Finley says "really put us on the map."

    Four Questions to ask when pursuing your passion as your profession.

  • Thinking Small Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 10:09 AM ET

    JumpStart NYC was created to help unemployed professionals apply their knowledge, skills and abilities in opportunities at small, entrepreneurial companies.

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