Tag: jobs

Does the Federal Reserve Understand Small Business?

Small business is really the straw that stirs the drink in the nation’s ability to increase the number of jobs in this country. According to Small Business Administration (SBA) figures, small businesses make up more than 99 percent of all employers and employ more than half of all workers. Another SBA stat stands out: Small businesses have created 64 percent of all jobs in the last couple of decades. But small businesses have really suffered during and after the Great Recession.

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Job Creation: Obama Refused to Listen to Intel’s CEO

Former Intel CEO Paul Otellini lamented it costs $1 billion more to build a semiconductor factory in America than it does abroad, and he’s calling for regulatory cutbacks and tax cuts – the two quickest ways to stimulate job growth. But the Obama Administration turned its back on the recommendation.

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