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Business owners go back to school for new skills

With the start of the new school year, many small business owners are about to become students. Full story

Is Your Ego Becoming a Liability?

The best leaders know how to check their ego at the door. Full story

Small business optimism sagged in July

Small business owners became more downbeat in July as expectations of weaker economic growth in the second half of the year reinforced a reluctance to hire, according to a survey published on Tuesday. Full story

Small Business Owners More Downbeat

   Small business owners became more downbeat in July as expectations of weaker economic growth in the second half reinforced a reluctance to hire, according to a new National Federation of Independent Business survey. William Dunkelberg, chief economist ...

Business community cools to Obama's policies

Labeled antibusiness by Republicans and some corporate chiefs, President Obama mounted a campaign to show he was nothing of the sort. His charm offensive has hit a rocky patch. Full story

British banks form task force to boost lending

The bosses of Britain's six major banks are forming a task force to find ways to boost credit to small businesses. Full story

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  GOP blocks aid for small businesses

Annie Lowrey explains why Senate Republicans filibustered a jobs package that includes tax cuts they helped write.

  Republicans reject help for small businesses

Chris Hayes points out that contrary to their pro-small business posturing, Republicans are blocking an important bill to help small businesses obtain loans - the latest in a series of GOP obstructions to help for the economy.

  Underestimating the power of small businesses?

The National Review’s Stephen Spruiell explains whether getting money to small businesses is the key to putting the economy back on track.

  Obama vs. Business

Discussing the President's push for a small business economic rescue bill, with Peter Navarro, University Of California; Kirstie Arslan, National Association for the Self-Employed and CNBC's John Harwood.

  Lending a Hand to Small Biz

Senate Democrats are one step closer to a $30 billion small business lending fund, with Sen. George Lemieux, (R-FL).

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