In the first quarter of 2018, 35.2 percent of small businesses reported being able to secure financing from a bank. This compares to just 32.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Furthermore, 25.4 percent of small businesses said that they could get asset-based financing. These figures were obtained through the Private Capital Access Index (PCA Index), and it is a sign that smaller companies are in a stronger financial position than they were a year ago.
After the City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri filed a lawsuit against a Poplar Bluff contractor, the contractor has filed a motion requesting that the court compels the city to go to arbitration and to dismiss the lawsuit. The contractor also filed a countersuit for up to $1.5 million if the case continues in court.
Commercial real estate can be a rewarding investment for many in Missouri, especially those who wish to profit from a passive investment in the market. While investing in commercial real estate is far different than dealing with traditional securities, it can be a profitable, successful and secure opportunity. There are a few points of guidance that investors can keep in mind when selecting a real estate investment opportunity that is well-suited to their portfolio.
Kansas City Royals fans may be interested in learning about a lawsuit that has been filed by a former executive of the digital company that is owned by Major League Baseball. The lawsuit was filed against Baseball Advanced Media and BAMTech and alleges several causes of action, including breach of contract, fraud and unjust enrichment.