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  • WASHINGTON, April 4- President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will nominate U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza to lead the Small Business Administration. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Carranza will replace World Wrestling Entertainment co-founder Linda McMahon, who announced last week she was stepping down as SBA administrator.

  • WASHINGTON, March 29- Linda McMahon, director of the Small Business Administration, is to announce plans to resign on Friday to return to the private sector, an administration official said. McMahon, 70, a prolific Republican fundraiser, was one of President Donald Trump's first nominees to serve in his Cabinet after he won election in November 2016.

  • Health Benefits employee benefits

    Increasingly, small and midsize companies are  looking at employee stock-ownership plans as another attractive benefit to lure job candidates in a tight job market. Another attraction: It's a great exit strategy for founders ready to retire.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 8- For years, U.S. military veterans were more likely than other Americans to be self employed. Over time, they have also seen slower relative growth in government-guaranteed loans, according to the study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the U.S. Small Business Administration. "To solve a problem it's critical first to understand its scope," New...

  • How e-tail could be small independent retailers white knight

    Online retailers maybe accused of causing traditional stores to suffer, but now Trouva is helping small lifestyle boutiques fight back, marketing is the key

  • Maria Contreras-Sweet

    Maria Contreras-Sweet, the former head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is offering to acquire The Weinstein Co.

  • SBA's Linda McMahon: Small businesses want tax cuts

    Linda McMahon, Small Business Administration administrator, talks about the tax concerns of small business owners and how they would benefit.

  • Beverly and Pablo Solomon

    Some small-business owners find there are times when it makes more sense to be more frugal or defer deductions.

  • 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.