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How Do We Get the Economy the Fuel It Needs to Grow?

U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue speaking in Chicago before the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Key Takeaway Poor financial regulations are holding back businesses of all sizes from growing. “We’ve cut off the fuel supply” to businesses, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue explained in Chicago. “And guess what—America’s economic engine is sputtering.”…

U.S. Energy Security is the Best It’s Been in 20 Years

America’s energy security is at its strongest point in two decades, according to the latest edition of the Energy Institute’s Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk.    This 2016 edition of the Index, the seventh in the series, provides an updated look at U.S. energy security incorporating the most recent historical data and updated forecasts.…

Score Cyber Deals, Not Counterfeit Dangers

Kasie Brill Americans are increasingly taking to the web to check items off their gift lists, and this holiday season is no exception. Morning Consult recently conducted a poll showing that 60% of online shoppers will purchase clothing, electronics, personal care products and luxury goods for the holiday season. And while consumers will most certainly seek the…

How a Little-Known Robotics Startup Helped Disney Bring Star Wars’ BB-8 to Life

Welcome to #BizUnited, a new campaign highlighting the ways in which small businesses and large companies work together across America. Check back periodically for new installments, and share your company’s story on social media with the hashtag #BizUnited. Adam Wilson and Ian Bernstein were running a small but successful robotics company called Sphero when they…