The Small Business Authority® Releases The May 2013 SB Authority Index The SB Authority Index Shows Slight Growth Within The Small Business Economy PR Newswire NEW YORK, July 10, 2013 NEW YORK, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Newtek Business Services, Inc., NASDAQ: NEWT, The Small Business Authority^®, announced the release of the SB Authority Index of small business indicators for May 2013 reaching 118.75 points. Newtek merchant processing volume, approved SBA gross lending volume and the Russell Microcap Index led the increase. The SB Authority index is up .57% from April 2013. President and CEO, Barry Sloane said, "We continue to see our economy driven by the tremendous excess liquidity being created by the Federal Reserve's QE3 bond buying program. The excess liquidity is flowing into investments like the stock market, retail sales, and other consumer purchases. Most of the demand being created in the economy is flowing into these sectors. This is clearly affecting the small business economy, albeit at a slow gradual pace." About Newtek Business Services, Inc. Newtek Business Services, The Small Business Authority, provides the following products and services: oNewtek Advantage™: Mobile real-time operating platform for business intelligence.The Newtek Advantage™ puts all critical business transactions in real-time. Accessdata on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC as it relates toeCommerce for credit/ debit transactions, website statistics, payroll, insurance and business loans. oElectronic Payment Processing: eCommerce, electronic solutions to accept non-cash payments, including credit and debit cards, check conversion, remote deposit capture, ACH processing, and electronic gift and loyalty card programs. oManaged Technology Solutions (Cloud Computing): Full-service web host, which offers eCommerce solutions, shared and dedicated web hosting and related services including domain registration and online shopping cart tools. oeCommerce: A suite of services that enable small businesses to get up and running on-line quickly and cost effectively, with integrated web design, payment processing and shopping cart services. oBusiness Lending: Broad array of lending products including SBA 7(a) and SBA 504 loans. oInsurance Services: Commercial and personal lines of insurance, including health and employee benefits in all 50 states, working with over 40 insurance carriers. oWeb Services: Customized web design and development services. oData Backup, Storage and Retrieval: Fast, secure, off-site data backup, storage and retrieval designed to meet the specific regulatory and compliance needs of any business. oAccounts Receivable Financing: Receivable purchasing and financing services. oPayroll: Complete payroll management and processing services. The Small Business Authority^® is a registered trade mark of Newtek Business Services, Inc., and neither are a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Newtek Business Services, Inc., The Small Business Authority, is a direct distributor of a wide range of business services and financial products to the small- and medium-sized business market under the Newtek^® brand. Since 1999, Newtek has helped small- and medium-sized business owners realize their potential by providing them with the essential tools needed to manage and grow their businesses and to compete effectively in today's marketplace. Newtek provides its services to over 100,000 business accounts and has positioned the Newtek^® brand as a one-stop-shop provider of such business services. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are over 27.5 million small businesses in the United States, which in total represent 99.7% of all employer firms. Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements Statements in this press release including statements regarding Newtek's beliefs, expectations, intentions or strategies for the future, may be "forward-looking statements" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations reflected in or suggested by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, intensified competition, operating problems and their impact on revenues and profit margins, anticipated future business strategies and financial performance, anticipated future number of customers, business prospects, legislative developments and similar matters. Risk factors, cautionary statements and other conditions, which could cause Newtek's actual results to differ from management's current expectations, are contained in Newtek's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available through http://www.sec.gov. Investor Relations Contact: Jayne Cavuoto Telephone: (212) 273-8179 / firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Brett Maas Telephone: (646) 536-7331 / email@example.com Rubenstein Public Relations Contact: Jonathan Goldberg Telephone: (212) 843-9335 / firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Newtek Business Services, Inc. Website: http://www.thesba.com
The Small Business Authority® Releases The May 2013 SB Authority Index
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