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A day before it delivered relatively good strong earnings to Wall Street last week, Amazon.com Inc. got roughed up in a New York City Council hearing over the company’s plans to locate half of second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. “It’s a cold day in New York,” shouted one union organizer at a rowdy protest outside City Hall, “but it’s not as cold as Jeff Bezos’s heart.”
In her 35 years running a small business, Maria Kirk dealt with only one company that made her physically ill: fuel-card provider FleetCor Technologies Inc. and the thousands of dollars in fees it charged.
Companies added more workers than forecast to U.S. payrolls in January, signaling a healthy start to the year for the job market despite the partial government shutdown.
Trump administration lawyers drew a skeptical response from a federal judge over an initiative to let small businesses and individuals band together to create group health plans that offer cheaper coverage than Obamacare but without some of its protections.
Small-business owners may have to rethink their plans as the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown blocks them from securing funding, according to the head of one of the biggest U.S. Small Business Administration lenders.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking to end his state’s role as the nation’s collections department for predatory loans to small businesses.
A study shows that most of those with the top 1 percent of incomes are people who work, not the idle rich. But there’s still inequality.
Iowa Republican Steve King was rebuked by GOP House leaders Monday and stripped of his committee assignments over his inflammatory rhetoric about white nationalism and white supremacy.
At least three New York State county clerks have taken actions to curtail the use of an aggressive loan-collection tactic known as a confession of judgment, disrupting a system that ensnares thousands of small businesses across the country.
United Parcel Service Inc. has begun processing export shipments on Saturday to help U.S. retailers gain a day on overseas e-commerce deliveries as trade tensions threaten to weaken international demand.
China is adding more challenges to the global economy this year, beyond the trade conflict that’s rattling financial markets.
Quirky market structure forces lead market commentary.
German factory orders declined more than economists predicted, the first drop in four months, as signs mount that growth momentum is weakening.
Airlines can’t get permission to add new planes to their fleets. Mortgage lenders aren’t able to verify the income of borrowers. And brewers can’t sell new beers while label approvals are on hold.
Companies added the most workers in almost two years to U.S. payrolls in December, exceeding forecasts and signaling that the job market was solid as 2018 came to an end.
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Par Funding, the merchant cash-advance company that sent an intimidating debt collector to pay surprise visits to delinquent borrowers, was ordered to stop raising money from investors in New Jersey.
Boutique banks climbed the ranks of the world’s leading merger advisers, while Deutsche Bank AG dropped out of the top 10. But for all of the shuffling, familiar names remained at the head of the pack.
“Kim’s Convenience” portrays the struggles of both immigrants and small businesses.