Future of Small Business in America: Hearings Before the Subcommitee on Antitrust, Consumers, and Employment of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session ...
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Antitrust, Consumers, and Employment
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978
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Page 126 - The essence of the American economic system of private enterprise is free competition. Only through full and free competition can free markets, free entry into business, and opportunities for the expression and growth of personal initiative and individual judgment be assured. The preservation and expansion of such competition is basic not only to the economic wellbeing but to the security of this Nation. Such security and well-being cannot be realized unless the actual and potential capacity of small...
Page 113 - Only through full and free competition can free markets, free entry into business and opportunities for the expression and growth of personal initiative and individual judgment be assured. The preservation and expansion of such competition is basic not only to the economic well-being but to the security of this Nation. Such security and well-being cannot be realized unless the actual and potential capacity of small business is encouraged and developed.
Page 90 - much media attention" is focused on "oldline" agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the Interstate Commerce Commission. Yet, this group's expenditures "have a much more stable pattern," he said. "The big money isn't here; the action is in the newer agencies,
Page 352 - Contractors National Association of Realtors National Association of Retail Druggists National Association of Small Business Investment Companies National Association of the Remodeling Industry National Association of Truck Stop Operators National...
Page 187 - Business Failures" include those businesses that ceased operations following assignment or bankruptcy; ceased with loss to creditors after such actions as execution, foreclosure, or attachment; voluntarily withdrew leaving unpaid obligations; were involved in court actions such as receivership, reorganization, or arrangement; or voluntarily compromised with creditors out of court.
Page 184 - ... into the economy. Unless these impediments are overcome, the ability of the economy to compete in the world and meet the needs of the American public will be seriously eroded.
Page 187 - Current liabilities include all accounts and notes payable and all obligations, whether in secured form or not, known to be held by banks, officers, affiliated companies, supplying companies, or the Government.
Page 319 - Reform efforts should be based on maintenance of a competitive free market system as the primary source of meeting consumer needs, with regulation only to the extent essential to the protection of health, safety and the general welfare. Regulation should be administered so as to eliminate uneven and inequitable enforcement, or duplication and conflict in requirements. Procedures should provide for prompt regulatory decisions consistent with due process; assure adequate consideration of costs and...
Page 305 - That is not what we are talking about. We are talking about the...
Page 187 - Dun's failure Index relates the number of failures In each month to the number of industrial and commercial enterprises listed in the Dun & Bradstreet Reference Book. It shows the annual rate at which business concerns would fail if the number of failures and concerns listed in that month prevailed for an entire year. The index 1s expressed as the annual number of failures per 10,000 listed industrial and commercial enterprises. The "Unadjusted...