urred from January to February in key areas such as employment and expectations of increasing capital outlay, most experts agree that the blistering pace of the last two months would be hard to match. Much of the gains are attributed to the 6.1 percent increase in GDP in the second half of 2003 as a result of the Bush tax cuts.
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NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK COMING MAY 19-21, 2004
The annual celebration honoring the nation?s leading small business entrepreneurs will be held in Orlando, Fla., May 19-21, 2004, at the Orange County Convention Center. Interested small business owners, business organizations, and other individuals may now register for SBA Expo ?04 events online at www.sba.gov/50.
INTERNET EXPLORER STILL DOMINATES
According to OneStat, a Dutch company that monitors global browser usage, almost 95 percent of all Internet surfers use Microsoft?s Internet Explorer. The remainder is spread among several other browsers.
Netscape is NOT considered one of the others. In fact, their market share is so small now, they didn?t even make the list. I guess that was not one of AOL?s better business buys.
Some of the more well known alternatives include: Mozilla (downloadable for free at www.mozilla.com), Opera (also available for free at www.opera.com) and Safari.
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