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Putting Everything in Perspective

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March 8, 2013

By Bob Coleman
Editor, Coleman Report

Today’s coverage of the small business lending industry is all over the map. One survey is Pollyannaish, for Main Street, the next day doom and gloom prevails.

The Washington Post does an excellent job recapping where we are in the first quarter of 2013.

Steady and flat is where we’re at.

The citations?

  • Small businesses revenue is down 1%
  • Borrowing is stagnate.
  • Expectations are Low.
  • Uncertain health care expenses later this year.
  • And, the ride over the fiscal cliff.

However, stocks are rocketing and the housing market is making a comeback.

Very fair assessment that we’re a long way from where we want to be, but it’s not catastrophic.

Remember 2008?

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Bob Coleman
Editor
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