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Business summaries for the period 1-14-23

Business summaries for the period 1-14-23

The executive director of the Wyoming Energy Authority announced his resignation The Wyoming Energy Authority announced that Glenn Morrill intends to step down as CEO, effective March 1. WEA was created in 2020 by the Wyoming State Legislature by merging the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority and the Wyoming Pipelines Authority; Morrell was the inaugural director of …

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Small business proposal competition for immigrants

Small business proposal competition for immigrants

Small business proposal competition for immigrants English New Bostonians support promising immigrant-started businesses with a “pitch competition.” Updated: 12:34 PM EST Dec 18, 2022 Hide text Show text Karen: Welcome back. Immigrants are bringing their entrepreneurial spirit to Boston. For the final week of English for the New Spades, an organization celebrating 20 years hosted …

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Small business proposal competition for immigrants

Small business proposal competition for immigrants

Small business proposal competition for immigrants English New Bostonians support promising immigrant-started businesses with a “pitch competition.” Updated: 12:34 PM EST Dec 18, 2022 Hide text Show text Karen: Welcome back. Immigrants are bringing their entrepreneurial spirit to Boston. For the final week of English for the New Spades, an organization celebrating 20 years hosted …

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How to manage cash and stay out of debt running a company in a doldrums

How to manage cash and stay out of debt running a company in a doldrums

Melissa Bradley has helped guide thousands of business founders through challenges. The founder of 1863 Ventures, an entrepreneur and serial investor, says that if a recession becomes an economic reality and clients cut back more because of inflation, it won’t be anything new for minority entrepreneurs. “They’re worried because of the impact it will have …

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For most US companies, the new federal interest rate means that loans now start at over 10% interest.

For most US companies, the new federal interest rate means that loans now start at over 10% interest.

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell holds a press conference after the Federal Reserve raised its target interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point in Washington, September 21, 2022. Kevin Lamarck | Reuters With the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate hike adding half a percentage point to the cost of debt capital and reaching …

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What the pro-business tax agenda in the changing congress seeks

What the pro-business tax agenda in the changing congress seeks

Sunrise hits the US Capitol Dome on September 30, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images Main Street could find itself deadlocked next year in terms of furthering pro-business tax goals. For House Republicans, legislative priorities likely include expanding business-friendly provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which …

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Economists believe that inflation has peaked.  Main Street prepares for more pain

Economists believe that inflation has peaked. Main Street prepares for more pain

Shoppers at a Kroger supermarket on October 14, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. Elia Novelg | AFP | Getty Images More players in the stock market and among the ranks of professional economists have come to the view that inflation has peaked or is already declining, but Main Street small business owners don’t expect a respite …

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