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September 28th, 2021 by

Making things up, like redefining income to fit one’s political preferences, is not legitimate economic analysis. by Raymond J. Keating – Officials within the Biden administration – including various economists – are having a tough time dealing with economic facts. Indeed, they have gone so far as to mislead and serve up economic fictions. In […]

September 27th, 2021 by

  by Raymond J. Keating – According to the latest durable goods report from the U.S. Census Bureau, investment looked strong in August 2021. The topline in this latest report showed that new orders for manufactured durable goods in August grew by 1.8 percent (seasonally adjusted), compared to growth of 0.5 percent in July. But […]

September 24th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – We’ve heard a great deal about supply chain challenges as the U.S. and our economy work to emerge from this pandemic. We also have heard much talk about labor shortages when discussing supply chains. Those labor shortages are quite real, as many small businesses can attest, but so is a […]

September 22nd, 2021 by

  by Raymond J. Keating – The Federal Reserve offered up two items of interest on September 22. First was the FOMC statement on the economy and monetary policy. Second was the Fed’s set of projections for where the economy might be headed. On Inflation, the Fed “detached from reality” As for the Federal Open […]

September 15th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – A favorite target on both sides of the political aisle these days has been so-called “Big Tech” – in particular, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. Many Democrats, including President Joe Biden, and some Republicans have come to blame large technology businesses for an array of manufactured ills. Does any of […]

September 15th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – The United States has the most productive freight railroad system in the world. The Biden administration has responded to this by effectively calling for a return to a burdensome, misguided regulatory system from decades past that will undermine the productivity and competitiveness of the American freight rail system. As SBE […]

September 13th, 2021 by

  The Honorable Chuck Schumer Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Republican Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Republican Leader United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Leader Schumer, […]

September 13th, 2021 by

To register for the online summit, or to view this week’s activities being hosted by the Small Business Administration click here.

September 13th, 2021 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – This week has been designated as “National Small Business Week” via a proclamation announced by President Joe Biden and a resolution passed by Congress.  Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement regarding the marking of this week by the […]

September 10th, 2021 by

by Raymond J. Keating – Regulations – including price controls – always fall heaviest on smaller, entrepreneurial enterprises. That is very much the case in the biopharmaceutical industry. Price controls on prescription drugs would undermine entrepreneurship and private investment in the industry, and therefore, would undermine the creation of new and improved drugs, medicines and […]

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