Small-Business Anxiety

Even as big corporations have struggled, small business has sustained the economy. But the latest Discover Small Business Watch poll by Rasmussen Reports finds much unease among small-business owners. Seventy-four percent think economic conditions in the U.S. are worsening. And in their own businesses, 44 percent reported suffering cash-flow problems in the past 90 days, up from the 32 percent saying so in January 2007.