Indianapolis Business Journal

NOVEMBER 23-29, 2009

This week, find out how the Indianapolis Visitors Channel aims to help tourists come up with their to-do list and learn more about a new attraction that wants to drum up business. Technology columnist Tim Altom tackles a burning Facebook question--is it folly or fantastic? And in our Commercial Lending & Investing Guide, local money managers identify some attractive vehicles to hedge against stagflation.

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Local SBA lending dropped 17 percent in 2009

Local loans issued through the Small Business Administration’s popular 7(a) guarantee program plunged by an astonishing 64
percent for three of the city’s four largest banks during 2009, while overall lending in the program slipped 17 percent in
the metro area.

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Courtrooms indeed inspire awe

I enjoyed [Mickey Maurer’s Nov. 17] column. As an undergraduate student at IUPUI, working full-time and going to
school full-time, I visited the moot court room at the old law school building on New York Street from time to time for inspiration
and to remind myself of the goal.

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It’s time to step up

Tough times are real
and challenging to navigate. But, if we are honest, we have to admit that those of us fortunate to have jobs have an advantage
in tough times.

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