Monday, February 20, 2012

Small business jobs

  • NEW YORK -- Mitt Romney says theyre job creators and vows to come to their aid as president. Newt Gingrich visited them on his jobs and growth bus tour. President Barack Obama calls them the engine of our economy.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Do small businesses really create the jobs the mantra would have us believe?I hear it in Canada and the USA. usually when new tax breaks are being announced. I always felt it was overblown, but then I am not qualified to say.
  • (not so much -study - DAILY KOS)
  • Business has been good enough that Kimball, who has a wife and two kids, was able to quit his construction job and devote himself full time to Small Screen in 2009.
  • (TMCnet)
  • More than one in five small-business owners (22%) expect to add jobs over the next 12 months, while 8% expect to eliminate jobs, according to the new Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index poll.
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  • What's affecting me, my clients and other small-business owners this week.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • President Barack Obamas 2013 budget proposal, released today, follows through on some of the promises he made in his State of the Union address last month to help small businesses create more jobs, and reduce barriers to manufacturing in the U.S.
  • (CNBC)
  • Today, exporting is an important way for small businesses to ramp up and create the jobs that America needs now.
  • (Daily Local News)
  • The first proposal is designed to make financing easier for small businesses and reduce regulations that affect them. Cantor said it draws on bipartisan ideas suggested by President Barack Obama's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
  • (Roll Call Online)
  • Small business owners have more confidence and see growth ahead in 2012, according to the latest Citibank small business survey released today.
  • (Yahoo Finance)

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