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Private Companies Growing Sales, Planning Hires

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Two recent reports provide an upbeat assessment of private companies, the drivers of 65 percent of new job creation and nearly 50 percent of private n...

Private Companies Ratcheting Up Lobbying To Keep Finances Secret

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

* Traditional companies retain former congressman on issue * Wawa, Wegmans pushing debate alongside hot tech firms * SEC, ...

Lackluster Year Ahead: Financial Professionals Predict No Change

Brian Hamilton | Posted 11.20.2011 | Business
Brian Hamilton

With such pessimistic news permeating the media, it is no surprise that financial professionals are less than enthusiastic about the U.S. economy's outlook for the coming year.

The Obama Administration is Discouraging Entrepreneurship by Preaching That Taking Risk is Evil

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

President Barack Obama and his risk-aversive legislators are sending the wrong message to America's entrepreneurs. They equate risk taking with wanton greed and evildoing.