Tag Archives: Small Business Credit

Rising Small Business Optimism Points To Strengthened Spending, Hiring In 2011

February 18, 2011 The outlook for small businesses, which historically account for two-thirds of new hires, continues to brighten, with the small business optimism index rising in January for the fifth time in six months. Though well below its peak in late 2003, the index reading is on par with pre-recession levels in 2007. Renewed […]

Small Businesses Crucial To Onset Of More Robust Recovery

September 28, 2010 Following lengthy debate, the President signed a bill on Monday focused on boosting credit availability for small businesses and encouraging near-term capital expenditures. While credit availability improved markedly for large companies in recent quarters, lending loosened only modestly for small businesses, limiting the economic expansion. The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act […]