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Second Estimate of GDP for the Second Quarter of 2014

Thu, 2014-08-28 09:30

Today’s revision affirms that economic growth in the second quarter was strong, consistent with the recent string of solid job growth and improvements in other economic indicators. But there's more work that needs to be done to build on this momentum. That is why the President continues to act on his own to facilitate investment in American manufacturing, energy, and infrastructure, as well as take steps to improve the financial security of working families.
FIVE KEY POINTS IN TODAY'S REPORT FROM THE BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

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Veteran Entrepreneurs Honored as White House Champions of Change

Thu, 2014-08-28 00:00

The energy in the room was inspiring as 11 veteran and veteran spouse entrepreneurs took the stage to be honored as Champions of Change...

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How to Use Trending Topics for Your Content Marketing

Thu, 2014-08-28 00:00

If you’re like pretty much every person who uses content marketing to grow a business, you probably run into some creative challenges from time to time. After all, isn’t there a finite number of...

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Betsey Stevenson: "94 Years Later, Here's Where We Are:"

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:35

Last night, White House economist Betsey Stevenson sent the email below to the White House email list, telling the story of the progress women have made since gaining the right to vote -- and what's still left to accomplish.
Didn't get the email? Make sure you're signed up for White House email updates.

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Travel Journal: There’s No Place Like Nome!

Wed, 2014-08-27 09:00

Last week, I embarked on my first trip as Commerce Secretary to
Alaska to see how the Last Frontier directly contributes to our economy, and
how the U.S. Department of Commerce can help further support Alaskan
communities.

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ICYMI: SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Answers Your Questions Live from Google HQ

Wed, 2014-08-27 00:00

Note: the live event has now concluded. You can watch the entire Q...

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Use Your Business Plan to Get Ownership in Writing

Tue, 2014-08-26 00:00

Way too often, you can add up the percent of ownership in the heads of the partners and discover between them they think they own 200% of the company. That’s because one thinks the idea was worth...

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Freshening Up for Fall: 3 Ways to Tidy Your Small Business

Mon, 2014-08-25 00:00

Summer is nearly over, signaling the start of school for students and teachers and the end of the fiscal year for the federal government and businesses throughout the country. This change of...

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Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank

Sat, 2014-08-23 06:00

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Blue Room of the White House, Aug. 18, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

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Commerce and NOAA Data Provide Critical Environmental Intelligence to Alaska

Fri, 2014-08-22 12:15

From supplying daily weather forecasts, severe storm
warnings and climate monitoring, to managing fisheries management, supporting
coastal restoration and promoting marine commerce, the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) products and services are critical to the
country’s economic vitality. NOAA maintains a presence in every state, and has
a particularly robust team in Alaska.

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