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September 14, 2011 07:36

Charting U.S. Small Business Pessimism

The September report for August shows a substantial decline in the overall index number, so much so that Chief Economist William Dunkelberg and Policy Analyst Holly Wade grimly refer to it as the Small Business PESSImism Index.

September 12, 2011 05:23

American Jobs Bill 2011: Too Late For A Do-over For President Obama

The ARRA [stimulus] 2009 was literally a no-questions-asked check of $787 billion reflecting the excitement and support of a newly elected (and charismatic) President. The political and fiscal climate then was one such that stars were aligned for President Obama (and the Democratic Party) to go down in the history book as the hero turning the U.S. economy around from the Great Recession…had the resource been properly utilized and implemented.