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Above the Fold

Above the FoldJun 20, 2019 - 9:45am
The Q2 2019 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index composite score of 74 is up two points from last quarter.

Commercial Construction Index Reveals Surge in New Business Confidence

The Index composite score of 74 is up two points from 72 from the previous quarter.

Above the FoldJun 18, 2019 - 1:00pm
A hand holding a remote control for a video streaming device.

Quick Take: Your Primer on Digital Piracy and Its Impact on the U.S. Economy

Digital video piracy deprives the U.S. economy of at least $29.2 billion in reduced revenue each year.

Above the FoldJun 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
A customer uses a drive-thru ATM at a Bank of America branch in San Antonio, TX.

Quick Take: Why the Largest Banks in the U.S. Need More Efficient Oversight

Businesses need to know they have competitive options to fund their growth.

Above the FoldJun 17, 2019 - 1:45pm
North America Connected

Expanding Digital Trade and IP Protection are Crucial for U.S. Small Business Growth

As online shopping grows in popularity, U.S. small businesses are finding unlimited growth potential in international markets.

Above the FoldJun 17, 2019 - 9:00am
A woman paging through a book at Oxford Exchange in Tampa, FL.

Small Business Confidence Is Growing

What has led to renewed optimism among America’s small business owners? Smart pro-growth policies.

Above the FoldJun 14, 2019 - 3:30pm
David Godwin, owner of Godwin's Painting Services in Annapolis, MD, and his family.

Celebrating Father’s Day with Dad Entrepreneurs

Let's spotlight some dad entrepreneurs out there working hard to run their businesses and take care of their families.

Above the FoldJun 13, 2019 - 3:30pm
Trade

Small Business Exports and Digital Trade: Two Great Things that Go Great Together

Congress, business leaders, and entrepreneurs discuss digital trade as a tool to boost small business exports.

Above the FoldJun 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Office workers with computers sitting around a wooden table.

U.S. Chamber Fights to Uphold AHP Rule for Small Businesses

U.S. Chamber's Litigation Center filed an amicus brief in support of the Trump administration's AHP regulations.

Above the FoldJun 13, 2019 - 11:00am
NASA astronaut Nick Hague conducts pathogen research on the International Space Station.

International Space Station Leads the Way to Commercial Space

At the edge of the human frontier, moving at more than 17,000 miles an hour, the formation of entire new industries is underway.

Above the FoldJun 12, 2019 - 11:30am
The Q2 2019 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index is 68.7.

Small Business Owners’ Economic Outlook Rebounds, While Complexity of Health Care Poses Challenge

The increase in the MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index matches the largest increase in economic confidence since 2017.