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There Went the Sun: Renewable Energy Needs Patient Capital

William Lazonick | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business
William Lazonick

For solar manufacturing in the United States to be profitable, it will need committed finance that the U.S. venture capital community -- still by far the world's richest -- is unwilling to provide.

28-Year-Old SBA Policy Restricts Small Business

Mark Sunshine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Sunshine

How could it possibly be a good idea for the SBA to continue to prevent healthy, well capitalized non-banks from participating in the 7(a) program?

Is There a Change In the Weather at Goldman Sachs?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

A news item appeared this week that at least seems to offer reasonable hope that Goldman is beginning to use its good fortune to help remedy the foundering fortunes of Main Street America.