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A Peek at SBA's Future?

Fred Hochberg, a Clinton-era agency administrator, is drafting recommendations for the Obama transition team on what to do with the Small Business Administration.

Jobless Numbers Soar to Post WWII High

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Obama responds to December unemployment figures. Photo/Change.gov

VIDEO: Small Businesses Struggling to Survive

AP: Small businesses struggle to attract customers. President-elect Obama urges Congress to act.

Recession or Depression? Stimulate or Spend?

Small business owners tend to see the government just like they do their business.

VIDEO: Retailers Going for Broke

NBC: As retailers lick their wounds from this holiday season, some 165,000 retail stores are expected to shutter their doors by New Year's Day.

Biden's Christmas Message: Economy in Danger of "Absolutely Tanking"

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Vice President-Elect Joe Biden talks about the danger of the economy "absolutely tanking" and the unprecedented inheritance of $1 trillion in debt.

VIDEO: Unemployment Rate Soars to 34 Year High

REUTERS: Employers slash the most jobs in November since 1974.

Recession Began Last December, Economists Say

The United States economy officially sank into a recession last December, which means that the downturn is already longer than the average for all recessions since World War II, according to the commi