Sears Shares Soar As Retailer Said To Reach Accord With Factors

February 14th, 2012

The Wall Street Journal released some news showing how working with Factors can help a company over come cash flow challenges…even on Wall Street.

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) shares soared Friday as the retailer was said to be making the rounds to reassure its financing partners that it has the wherewithal and the desire to

Many With Only High School Degree Laid Off During Weak Recovery

February 8th, 2012

For many in the United States, the two years since the end of the recession have been worse than the downturn itself.

Among those Americans with only a high school degree who have lost a job since 2007, a third became unemployed after the official end of the recession, according to The Washington Post.

It’s a troubling

Demand for Loans From Small Businesses Up: Survey

February 1st, 2012

Loan demand from small businesses is at its highest level since 2005, according to a new Fed survey out today. Overall, banks classified loan demand as “somewhat stronger.”

While lack of lending is still seen as an impediment to small business growth, small businesses are pushing for funds. The Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices

The Return of Small-Business Credit Cards

February 1st, 2012

 

Lenders are courting small-business owners like you with growing numbers of new credit cards and generous rewards programs.

And it’s easy to see why. About 42% of small-business owners carry a credit-card balance, according to July 2011 data from the National Small Business Association in Washington, D.C.