You can’t understand the current state of the U.S. economy without understanding the role of small businesses.  Big companies have been performing well for the past four years, thanks in part to huge support from the Fed in the early days after the meltdown of the financial system, but the small business sector is barely growing at all, if the monthly survey from the National Federation of Independent Business is to be believed.

 

Read More: http://www.forbes.com/sites/ianshepherdson/2013/09/10/small-businesses-are-the-missing-key-to-a-full-economic-recovery/