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Tag Archives: Small business

M&T survey: Small-business owners cautiously optimistic about economy (access required)

With the presidential inauguration just days away, small-business owners are more optimistic about the economy than they were before the election, reported a new business economic outlook survey by M&T Bank released Tuesday. About 40 percent of small businesses surveyed ...

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Most small businesses barely saving money, study shows (access required)

As Federal Reserve officials gather to issue their monthly assessment of the world’s largest economy, a new study lays bare the extent to which many small firms are pressed for cash. “Most small businesses are operating on very small margins,” ...

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Immigration is powering small businesses (access required)

  Small businesses across the United States continue to fuel our economies, not only providing jobs but innovation and local products. And those businesses are largely comprised of immigrants. The immigration of foreign workers and entrepreneurs is definitively influencing the ...

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This Md. business moved production here from Asia (access required)

At almost three times the size of its original staff and responsible for half of the company’s products, Chesapeake Bay Candle’s Glen Burnie factory is embracing its young and unique U.S. success. While the company was started in an Annapolis ...

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