The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association recently released its July 2014 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry, revealing that confidence in the sector was largely unchanged from the previous month.
Thousands of business owners ranked states according to their business environments.
Cybercrimes cost approximately 1 percent of the global economy annually.
After reaching a nine month high in April, consumer confidence took an unexpected slide during May, as elevated commodity costs affected spending.
Texas ranked as the best state in which to do business.
A recent study found entrepreneurs are driven by a wide variety of factors including passion and financial security.
Many economists predict the economy will grow as the weather improves.
Small business lending increased in May, pointing towards signs that the US economy is finally getting over the recession.
Sales and jobless claims are showing encouraging trends that the U.S. economy is improving.
Small business owners around the country are reporting that they are more optimistic, and some are hiring more.