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  • WASHINGTON— In a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration as part of President Donald Trump's cabinet. The Senate voted 81-19 to confirm McMahon, who helped start and grow World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.. McMahon served as the chief...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate wrestling magnate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, Trump's transition team said in a statement on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate wrestling magnate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, Trump's transition team said in a statement on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest...

  • President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate wrestling magnate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, Trump's transition team said in a statement on Wednesday. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest...

  • This start-up wants to be a social network for invoices

    Christian Lanng, CEO of Tradeshift, talks about how his cloud-based network helps to connect supply chains in India and around the world.

  • The Apple 6S and 6S Plus iPhones

    Apple's latest line is expected to require a six-digit unlock code, a step up from the four-digit code used on current models.

  • Drone

    Construction workers in Sacramento, Calif., have a new kind of boss, in a way: A drone.

  • SBA chief kicks off eMerge Americas conference

    Maria Contreras-Sweet, the administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, addresses the crowd at the eMerge Americas in Miami, Fla., on Monday.

  • eMerge: Seeing the future with Martine Rothblatt

    Martine Rothblatt, founder, Sirius Satellite Radio; founder, chairman & CEO, United Therapeutics; & author of 'Virtually Human: The Promise -- and the Peril -- of Digital Immortality," discusses how she developed Sirius, transplanting organs, and the limitations of current thinking about gender.

  • Soma water filtration system

    Growth in crowdfunding and online lending platforms means entrepreneurs don't have to devote precious time waiting on a bank to fund them.

  • A veteran speaks to a job recruiter at a 'Hiring our Heroes' Job Fair on March 27, 2014 in New York City.

    Post-9/11 veterans struggle as their unemployment rate stands at 6.7 percent, versus 5.5 percent for the general population.

  • Businesswoman entrepreneur

    More finance options and an improving economy have helped women biz owners raise bank loans. Approval rates are up as credit scores improve.

  • Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story'

    A new Deloitte report states that the top 1000 medium-sized business contribute more than 9 percent to U.K.'s economy. Chris Gentle, head of Insight at Deloitte UK discusses the report, saying two thirds of these companies are outside of London and the South East.

  • Maria Contreras-Sweet

    Maria Contreras-Sweet of the U.S. Small Business Administration has been nominated to the CNBC Next List.

  • Find out how these 6 entrepreneurs procured large federal contracts—and grew their businesses beyond the million-dollar annual sales mark.

  • The business of federal contracting can be extremely lucrative, even during recent years, when budgets were squeezed.

  • (Left to right) Mario Schlosser, Kevin Nazemi and Josh Kushner of Oscar

    Oscar, an insurance start-up that is using technology and data to create a more consumer-oriented health care company, is gaining ground under Obamacare.

  • There's a slice of private equity that isn't too concerned about valuations: Middle market firms that focus on small and mid-sized companies.

  • Guidance Aviation pilots.

    Meet the small-business owner from Prescott, Arizona who helps veterans transition to civilian life as professional helicopter pilots.

  • Kendra Scott, a panelist on CNBC Prime’s "Crowd Rules," shares how she turned $500 into a multimillion-dollar jewelry empire that spans the globe.