Tag: big business

  • Corporate Profits Aren't What They Seem

    Corporate Profits Aren't What They Seem

    By Bernard Condon NEW YORK (AP) -- Is the great profit engine of corporate America running out of steam? While other parts of the economy struggled the past two years, large companies managed to rack up higher profits quarter after quarter. Now reality is catching up with big business. Continue Reading

  • Young People Love Big Business More Than Their Parents Do

    Young People Love Big Business More Than Their Parents Do

    Six in 10 Americans have a favorable view of major companies, according to a new survey. Despite the anti-corporate fervor of the young people spearheading the Occupy Wall Street protests, a whopping 71 percent of "Gen Y" (ages 18-34) expressed a favorable opinion of our country's greatest bastions of... Continue Reading

  • Big Business Doesn't Plan to Help Reduce Unemployment Any Time Soon

    Big Business Doesn't Plan to Help Reduce Unemployment Any Time Soon

    While the CFOs of some of the largest companies in the United States are markedly moving away from cost and job cutting and focusing more on revenue growth, they remain wary of increased hiring, according to the results of a recent Deloitte survey. Continue Reading

  • Big Business is Not Hiring

    Big Business is Not Hiring

    Don't go looking to big business to lift us out of the fallen job market. Small businesses with fewer than 100 employees are responsible for 2/3 of the additional jobs during a recovery -- the heavy lifting when it comes to job creation is not being done by the big guys who employ tens of thousands. In fact,... Continue Reading