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One Simple Business Strategy That Motivates You To Make More Money

Terra Bohlmann | Posted 04.25.2015 | Small Business
Terra Bohlmann

When you find yourself questioning "why did I start my business in the first place," with this you'll have your answer.

Private-company growth slowed in 2013

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

U.S. GDP might have grown more than expected in the fourth quarter, but data from Sageworks, a financial information company, indicates there's still ...

How U.S. Hotels Are Faring

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

The holidays may be over, but for the U.S. hotel and motel industry, the good times could continue into 2014. Privately held hotels and motels saw th...

Why Slowing Sales Are a Problem

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Looking at dozens of financial metrics, it's clear that privately held U.S. companies have a lot going for them right now. Almost every major metric...

Private-Company Sales Growth Slows to 5.4%

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 11.20.2012 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

The rate of annual sales growth among privately held U.S. companies is slowing significantly. And while 5.4 percent is still a faster rate of growth than the broader U.S. economy is experiencing, it's the slowest rate since November 2010.

Does Size Matter?

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 06.24.2012 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Privately held companies have a huge impact on the U.S. economy, and new data shows that sales and margin performance through the recession and so far in the recovery has varied, depending on the size of the company.

Tech Sector Adds 47,000 Jobs So Far In 2010

Bloomberg Businessweek | Olga Kharif | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tech jobs are coming back after hitting bottom early this year, according to economy tracker Moody's Analytics (MCO). The U.S. economy has added 47,00...