Politics & Government

March 12, 2010 5:29 PM

Small firms would hire you, if only they could get loans

Capital is the oxygen that a small business needs to survive and thrive, yet across the country, the air's pretty thin, as business owners from coast to coast complain of huge hurdles to getting badly needed loans. Small businesses account for 65 percent of U.S. employment, so it's a serious matter that the credit crunch is squeezing these firms.

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