“WASHINGTON ? American small businesses set a record pace of borrowing to start and expand
their companies over the first three months of the current fiscal year, securing backing from the
Small Business Administration on 23 percent more loans than in the same period a year ago.”
– This is good news for the economy. This can be considered an indicator that small business, and therefore the economy, is growing in a positive way. You can probably expect employment numbers to begin going up. -ed.