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Small Business Survey

On Main Street, Resilience

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business

Four out of 10 small-business owners are reporting positive business conditions, nearly doubling since 2010, according to a new survey by Citibank. ...

Forecast On Main Street: Clear Skies

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 05.24.2012 | Small Business

Citing increased liquidity and plans for expansion, small businesses started 2012 off on the right foot, according to a quarterly index from Capital O...

How Influential Are America's Small Businesses?

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 05.08.2012 | Small Business

You've heard it from every corner: the White House, presidential debates, local chambers of commerce: Small businesses are the backbone, the engine, t...

Is Growth Stalling On Main Street?

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.24.2012 | Small Business

Recent surveys may have shown that business owners are generally feeling better about the economy, but they're not necessarily acting on that sentimen...

More Good News On Main Street?

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.13.2012 | Small Business

There's more good news on Main Street, it seems. More than half (56 percent) of business owners feel good about their prospects for the next six month...

U.S. Small Businesses More Confident Than International Counterparts

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.10.2012 | Small Business

U.S. small businesses are feeling better about the economy and are more confident than business owners from other nations around the world, according ...

Survey Says: Small-Business Votes Up For Grabs In 2012 Election

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 11.29.2011 | Small Business

Conventional wisdom has it that an overwhelming majority of small-business owners support the Republican party, both with their votes and their donati...

Janean Chun

What Do Small Businesses Really Think About Occupy Wall Street?

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 01.07.2012 | Small Business

Small-business owners not only have strong opinions about Occupy Wall Street -- they're often among those most directly affected. As we reported recen...

Small Business Confidence Falls To 2-Year Low

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2011 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Small business confidence fell to a two-year low in the third quarter on increased economic uncertainty that could keep growth on a slow p...