Any Rate Will Do

For small businesses in need of capital, beating a possible second-quarter credit crunch is the top priority now

Few small-business owners are complaining now that Alan Greenspan is slashing interest rates. The odd thing is that so few seemed to be complaining last year, when the Federal Reserve chief was raising rates to levels not seen in more than five years. What gives? Has Greenspan suddenly become irrelevant to the nation's entrepreneurs?

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