Confidence boosted as Md. sees growth in cyber, defense, healthcare

Category: Small Business Borrowing
Published: Saturday, 21 January 2017
Maryland bankers and economists report encouraging signs for both lenders and borrowers - but are serving that optimism with a side of caution.

Small-business optimism soars after Trump election

Category: Small Business Borrowing
Published: Thursday, 19 January 2017
Optimism on Main Street continues to soar in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. The National Federation of Independent Business' read on small-business sentiment for December hit its highest level since 2004, thanks to a sunnier outlook for ...

Australia shares set to extend gains; NZ steady

Category: Small Business Borrowing
Published: Saturday, 07 January 2017
Jan 5 Australian shares are expected to open higher on Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street after it emerged U.S. policymakers were eyeing faster interest rate rises in response to U.S President-elect Donald Trump's fiscal stimulus plans.

Wall St. edges lower as bank shares fall

Category: Small Business Borrowing
Published: Friday, 06 January 2017
NEW YORK Wall Street closed slightly lower on Thursday as bank shares declined in quiet holiday trading as traders looked to position for the new year.