Between health care, fuel prices and the financial system, does small business have a chance? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to explain that while politicians give lip-service to small business, their policies and regulations are anti-business and anti-jobs.
It’s clear from his policies, President Obama likes green jobs and union jobs. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss whether the Administration creates policies and regulations that favor green and union jobs at the expense of all others.
What will happen with the Fed today? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the Fed Watch Meeting and define QE2, plus it's a great time for small businesses to borrow money, but nobody wants to, which is a bad sign.
Was QE2 a success or failure? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss quantitative easing (QE2) and the fact Main Street didn't benefit, plus the funds created will be taken away, which may be negative as well.
Will China soon inch past the U.S.'s economy? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the International Monetary Fund (IMF) prediction that China will pass the U.S. economy very soon and whether that is valid.
Is there collusion between Washington, DC and Wall Street? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the way Washington and Wall Street used TARP funds to steal hundreds of millions from the American taxpayer.
Has the U.S. national debt become dangerous? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the historic current ratios between the U.S. debt and GDP and the effect on our economy.
“We have seen the enemy and he is us,” said that great possum philosopher, Pogo. Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the economic recovery, inflation or stagflation and the Fed’s current monetary policies.
How much do state policies impact economic growth? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame with the SBE Council’s Small Business Survival Index that reveals the best and worst states to do business in and why.
What makes a state business friendly - or not? Ray Keating joins Jim Blasingame to report specifically on the worst and best small business friendly states identified in the 2010 Small Business Survival Index.