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Capital & Credit Watch: What Are Bank Loan Officers Saying?

by Raymond J. Keating-  Early this month, the Federal Reserve released its latest survey of senior bank loan officers. This provides us a periodic look at how loan demand and terms are trending over the last three months. A few key points form the survey’s summary and actual responses are worth highlighting here: “A modest […]

The States for Natural Gas Growth: Benefits are Huge for Small Business and Job Growth

by Raymond J. Keating- The United States is in the midst of an energy revolution. As it pertains to natural gas production in particular, a new SBE Council study titled “Benefits of Natural Gas Production and Exports for U.S. Small Business: Nationally and in the States” (which I authored) focuses on the roles that small […]

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week

This past week, entrepreneurship was celebrated around the world through Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 17-23).  SBE Council’s Karen Kerrigan also attended the 5th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit  in Morocco from November 19-21, where she spoke about the power of entrepreneurs and the innovative ideas and movement they bring to the policy space to help encourage and accelerate […]


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