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09/18/2019

Self-employed? Here's why your retirement savings are falling short Independent contractors are facing two huge obstacles when it comes to retirement security: low earnings and low savings levels, according to The Pew...
09:49, 09/13/2019

'It's an unjustified tax': Craft beer brewers are caught up in Trump's trade war with China Independent brewers are increasingly concerned about headwinds as President Donald Trump's tariffs increase prices on everything from aluminum c...
16:48, 08/31/2019

US surfboard maker catches a break in ongoing trade war Making surfboards is a dying craft in California. But at least one surfboard maker hopes the tide will turn once Trump's latest tariffs take eff...
03:48, 08/30/2019

Concern about Trump's immigration policies impacting business fades on Main Street Immigration is an issue that small business owners care about, but for the majority it is not because it affects their companies, according to the la...
06:01, 08/15/2019

American consumers are worrying more about Amazon's power, a new CNBC survey finds There's been a steady slide toward pessimism among the American public when the topic is Amazon. Whether influenced by politics or not, the chan...
18:32, 08/13/2019

Small business confidence drops to a low as U.S.–China trade war rattles Main Street Small business owners across the nation are worried about the U.S.–China trade war. The CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey for the third quarter...
23:32, 08/12/2019

Business owners across the US say this is the biggest 2020 election issue The latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey reveals the No. 1 issue that business owners on Main Streets across the nation say will decide the...
23:32, 08/12/2019

Here's how many people claimed this new 20% small-business tax break More than 14 million tax returns claimed the new 20% qualified business income deduction in 2018, according to IRS data through May 23. How to know i...
02:00, 08/08/2019

LA is largest city to formally include LGBTQ businesses in contracting process worth billions Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to formally include LGBTQ-owned businesses in its project procurement process, following Nashville, O...
17:16, 07/26/2019

Kevin O'Leary: Based on my 'Shark Tank' firms, 'I've never seen a stronger economy in my life' "Shark Tank" companies are "an amazing index on America's economy because they're almost in every state, in every sector," says "Mr. Wonder...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Why these shoppers regret their Amazon Prime Day purchases Amazon Prime Day is over, which means your buyer's remorse might be sinking in. But you're not alone. Here are some tips for what to do nex...
16:48, 07/17/2019

These are the best places to launch a small business in America CNBC's 2019 America's Top States for Business study reveals the places that foster an entrepreneurial ecosystem have a good regulatory envi...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the comp...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focuse...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Despite Facebook's struggles, one important contingent remains loyal The number of small businesses who buy Facebook ads remains unchanged, meaning the company's struggles and the threat of government regulation h...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Small business confidence remains high, Main Street sees more good times ahead: CNBC survey Small business confidence remains high, according to the latest CNBC|SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Main Street sees more good times ahead, but ...
13:48, 05/08/2019

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The...
16:16, 05/07/2019

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14%...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Lenders promise savings on student loans, but here's why the reality is different than advertised Student loan refinancing companies say they offer borrowers a way to save thousands of dollars on their debt, by allowing them to pay off their loans...
19:00, 04/28/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government...
19:00, 04/28/2019

The shutdown has ended, yet some small businesses still struggle to move on Post-shutdown, the Small Business Administration faces a backlog of loans to process. Here's what to consider if you're waiting for much-ne...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Small-business owners look to grab this 20 percent tax break The qualified business income deduction is a tempting tax break for entrepreneurs — as long as they are eligible to take it. Here's what you sho...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Growing economic anxiety hits Main Street, pointing to more volatility ahead Small-business confidence declined in the Q1, according to a new CNBC/SurveyMonkey survey. After reaching an all-time high in the Q3r 2018, entrepren...
19:00, 04/28/2019

53% of small-business owners think a recession is coming A majority of small-business owners expect a recession within a year, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. Recession fears are h...
19:00, 04/28/2019

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey A new CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business survey reveals how much the small-business sector suffered in the federal government shutdown. There is threat...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Changing consumer trends have contributed to Kraft Heinz's troubles, retail analyst says "The challenge for Kraft Heinz goes well beyond" the company "to what's going on with food producers ... we think the environment is just awful,...
19:00, 04/28/2019

BlackRock's Larry Fink slams the UK for its 'irresponsibility' amid Brexit chaos The UK is due to leave the European Union on March 29 but Parliament has not yet agreed on, let alone ratified, a Brexit deal with the EU, raising th...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Lending gap narrows for women business owners, but it's still 31% less than for men The number of women-owned businesses that applied for funding in 2018 increased by 13 percent, according to a study by Biz2Credit. But the average si...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Blue collar no more: Skilled auto technicians are in high demand The tight labor market, while frustrating for employers, can be a boon for blue-collar workers: They are more likely to find good-paying jobs and exp...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Canadian jet makes emergency landing at Newark with possible cargo hold fire Flights in and out of Newark Liberty International Airport were briefly halted Saturday morning after a Canadian airliner made an emergency landing d...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
19:00, 04/28/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn aw...
19:00, 04/28/2019