Uncertainty persists on the economy. The price of oil is approaching $100 a barrel.
Big questions loom regarding tax, regulatory, energy, environmental, monetary, property rights, technology and spending policies.
All of this is critical to the entrepreneurial sector of our economy.
For good measure, throw into the mix the presidential and congressional campaigns that promise to dominate the headlines for the coming year. What will the candidates have to say about small business issues?
Therefore, it's the right time to re-launch SBE Council's blog -- the BusinessTrends Blog.
Here is the place to wrestle with the issues important to entrepreneurs and small businesses.