January 24, 2017

Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes slightly lower Monday as the price of crude oil fell.

Real estate, phone companies and other high-dividend stocks did better than the rest of the market as bond yields headed lower, making those sectors more appealing to investors seeking income.


Businesses hope to see Obama rules scrapped

January 23, 2017

NEW YORK — Small businesses are hoping to see some high-profile Obama administration regulations scrapped after Donald Trump takes office, with rules affecting overtime, sick leave and the environment among those that may be taken off the books.

Complying with federal, state and local…

How to use your influence to achieve success

January 23, 2017

As the new year begins, many people will reassess their goals for success. To do that, most will lean toward using their influence to achieve success and realize their dreams and goals.

One powerful way to build success in life, both professionally and personally, is through influence. Influence is…

Business sales are upbeat sign about economy

January 22, 2017

Sales of small businesses rose more than 8 percent last year, a sign of increasing confidence in the economy. That’s the finding of a report by BizBuySell.com, an online marketplace for small companies.

BizBuySell counted 7,844 closed transactions reported by brokers across the country, up…